A earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. Global time and date of event 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 03:25:34 / January 14, 2016 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Shizunai in Japan (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:25:34 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004ebx. Event ids that are associated: us10004ebx, pt16014050, at00o0xauk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.39 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.7205 East, latitude 41.9519 North, depth = 51.39 km.
Event epicenter was 119 km (74 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 130 km (81 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop), 131 km (81 miles) from Shiraoi (c. 20 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shiraoi, Chitose, Otofuke (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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