A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Makubetsu in Japan. The temblor was reported at 00:31:40 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 304 km (189 miles). Global time of event 23/04/15 / 2015-04-23 14:31:40 / April 23, 2015 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 142.1024 East, latitude 45.7368 North, depth 304 km, unique identifier, us200028jz.
Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop), Russia (c. 140 702 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Wakkanai (c. 41 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Makubetsu (c. 25 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Gornozavodsk (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gornozavodsk, Wakkanai, Makubetsu.
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