A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Toyota in Japan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 18:58:30 / February 17, 2021 @ 6:58 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 137.2372 East, latitude 35.1237 North, depth = 43.82 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.82 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:58:30 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkf3. Unique identifier: us6000dkf3.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shimada, Nagahama, Hino.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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