A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Obihiro in Japan on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us10003wg8. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003wg8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/11/15 / 2015-11-10 15:50:08 / November 10, 2015 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.23 km (78 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:50:08 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.6424 East, latitude 42.9393 North, depth = 125.23 km.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro, Otofuke, Obihiro.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km E of Obihiro, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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