A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Toba in Japan on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 15:20:05 / October 15, 2020 @ 3:20 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 136.9454 East, latitude 33.8933 North, depth = 353.06 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:20:05 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8jp. Unique identifier: us6000c8jp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 353.06 km (219 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Ise (c. 97 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Toba (c. 23 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Owase (c. 22 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Owase, Ise, Toba (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km S of Toba, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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