A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Toba in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 13:38:19 / January 15, 2021 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000d0bx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0bx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 357.09 km (222 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 137.2138° East, latitude 33.9058° North, depth = 357.09 km. The temblor was reported at 13:38:19 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Toyokawa (c. 120 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ise (c. 97 300 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Iwata (c. 88 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Gamagōri (c. 80 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kosai-shi (c. 43 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iwata, Gamagōri, Toyokawa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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