A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Tateyama in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700063ha. Event ids that are associated: us700063ha. The epicenter was at a depth of 110.39 km (69 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:42:22 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 139.8613 East, latitude 34.4514 North, depth = 110.39 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 22:42:22 / October 27, 2019 @ 10:42 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Itō, Katsuura, Shimoda (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Itō (c. 71 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Miura (c. 51 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Tateyama (c. 50 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kawaguchi (c. 29 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Shimoda (c. 26 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Katsuura (c. 22 300 pop). Close 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 three 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: 59 km S of Tateyama, Japan.
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