A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Toba in Japan on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 10:42:34 / April 16, 2019 @ 10:42 am. Exact location of event, longitude 136.7852 East, latitude 34.2211 North, depth = 356.91 km. The temblor was detected at 19:42:34 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 356.91 km (222 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000370n. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000370n.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Yokkaichi (c. 295 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Suzuka (c. 191 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Anjō (c. 178 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tsu-shi (c. 163 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sakurai, Komono, Chiryū. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 29 km SSW of Toba, Japan.
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