A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.49 km (36 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 15:37:00 / January 10, 2016 @ 3:37 pm. Exact location, longitude 142.8371° East, latitude 42.1963° North, depth = 58.49 km. Id of earthquake: us10004dbi. Event ids that are associated: us10004dbi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:37:00 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Obihiro, Shizunai-furukawachō. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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