A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Shinshiro in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 23:56:46 / November 15, 2018 @ 11:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 137.5863 East, latitude 34.9756 North, depth = 278.89 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 278.89 km (173 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hsgp. Id of event: us1000hsgp. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:56:46 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gifu-shi, Yokkaichi, Toba (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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