A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Inuyama in Japan on Thursday. Unique identifier: us60009ak7. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009ak7. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:47:06 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 136.9781° East, latitude 35.4346° North, depth = 35.79 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/20 / 2020-04-23 11:47:06 / April 23, 2020 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.79 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kasugai (c. 298 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tsuruga, Toyohashi, Hino (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NNE of Inuyama, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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