A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Kosai-shi in Japan on Monday. Exact location, longitude 137.5425° East, latitude 34.5418° North, depth = 313.88 km. The temblor was detected at 14:24:00 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003ds5. Id of event: us70003ds5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 313.88 km (195 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 05:24:00 / April 29, 2019 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toki, Kawage, Mizunami (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 19 km S of Kosai-shi, Japan.
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