A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Oyama in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 300.56 km (187 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:41:09 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 06:41:09 / June 18, 2019 @ 6:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 300.56 km, 137.9183° East, 34.2994° North. Id of earthquake: us600042am. Event ids that are associated: us600042am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizuoka-shi, Gamagōri, Shinshiro (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Fujieda (c. 132 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Yaizu (c. 121 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Toyokawa (c. 120 500 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km SW of Oyama, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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