A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Shizuoka-shi in Japan on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.27 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000jf56. Event ids that are associated: us2000jf56. Exact location of event, longitude 138.3258 East, latitude 35.1447 North, depth = 23.27 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/19 / 2019-02-07 21:34:11 / February 7, 2019 @ 9:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:34:11 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Fuji (c. 240 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Numazu (c. 204 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Odawara (c. 203 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kōfu-shi (c. 190 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isehara, Toyokawa, Ōiso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NNW of Shizuoka-shi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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