A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kuroda in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 43.86 km, 136.7139° East, 35.3203° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 16:08:03 / March 8, 2019 @ 4:08 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:08:03 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jcd5. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jcd5. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.86 km (27 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uji, Toba, Fukui-shi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kyoto (c. 1 459 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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