A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. Event id: us10003nnv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nnv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 19:36:08 / October 14, 2015 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:36:08 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.08 km (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 145.9417° East, 43.4642° North, depth 118.08 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shibetsu, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Nemuro. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km ENE of Nemuro, Japan.
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