A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Tahara in Japan on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 17:09:26 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 336.75 km, 137.5206° East, 34.1237° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 336.75 km (209 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700038ec. Id of event: us700038ec. Global time and date of event 18/04/19 / 2019-04-18 08:09:26 / April 18, 2019 @ 8:09 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sagara, Ishiki, Mori (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Toyokawa (c. 120 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ise (c. 97 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Iwata (c. 88 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hamakita (c. 86 500 pop).
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. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km SSE of Tahara, Japan.
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