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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 28 km west of Nagoya, Japan, on 19 Oct 3:28 am (GMT +9)

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 28 km west of Nagoya, Japan, on 19 Oct 3:28 am (GMT +9) Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 28 km west of Nagoya, Japan, on 19 Oct 3:28 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 40 km depth

18 Oct 18:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 18, 2020 18:28:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter19 Oct 3:28 am (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.1
Depth40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.2°N / 136.6°E (Kaizu-shi, Gifu, Japan)
Antipode35.2°S / 43.4°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt9 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoHaku-san (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) WNW of Tsushima (Aichi) (pop: 67,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) S of Ogaki (pop: 150,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Inazawa (Aichi) (pop: 102,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Kuwana (pop: 140,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Ichinomiya (Aichi) (pop: 280,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) N of Yokkaichi (pop: 295,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) W of Nagoya (Aichi) (pop: 2,191,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Gifu City (pop: 397,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) SW of Kakamigahara (pop: 132,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
285 km (177 mi) W of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 10.5°C (51 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.140 kmWestern Honshu, JapanEMSC

User reports for this quake (15)

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Toyota, Aichi (51.4 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : I awake just before the shaking began, light shaking continues for a minutes. My parents slept downstairs are not realize this shaking. I was at upstairs. (reported through our app)  
Kamigyō-ku, Kyōto, Kyoto (80.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nagoya-Shi (36.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
OKAZAKI, AICHI, JAPAN (57.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Komono, Mie-gun, Mie (18.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Mie / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Kasugai / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I heard it coming for maybe 2 seconds before light shaking for short time  
Kasugai / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I heard it coming for maybe 2 seconds before light shaking for short time  
Aichi / not felt / 2-5 s
Aichi Ken / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single vertical bump / 5-10 s
Kyoto (Japan, 80 km W of epicenter) : Sudden jolt followed by mild rocking. Awoke me and wife. From Kyoto. (reported through EMSC)  
Shinshiro (Japan, 89 km E of epicenter) : It woke me up around 3:20 am. The bed shook in a sideways motion for about 5 seconds. (reported through EMSC)  
Kyoto (Japan, 80 km W of epicenter) : Shaking for a few seconds, 2 times, in Kyoto (reported through EMSC)  
Nagoya (Japan, 28 km E of epicenter) : Woke me up but not intense (reported through EMSC)  
Nagoya (Japan, 26 km E of epicenter) : I felt the earthquake by having my bed shaking (reported through EMSC)  
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