A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kasamatsucho in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 304.26 km (189 miles). Exact location of event, depth 304.26 km, 136.7503° East, 35.3523° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:11:02 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008yft. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008yft. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 12:11:02 / April 17, 2020 @ 12:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Obama, Fukui-shi, Tahara. Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 2 km SW of Kasamatsucho, Japan.
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