A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Toyohama in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:09:26 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 336.4 km (209 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 137.0435 East, latitude 34.6287 North, depth = 336.4 km. Id of earthquake: us70005u37. Event ids that are associated: us70005u37. Global time and date of event 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 14:09:26 / October 14, 2019 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gifu-shi, Kakegawa, Kakamigahara (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop).
Every 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 occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 12 km SE of Toyohama, Japan.
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