A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Hokkaido, Japan region kilometers (0 miles) from Hokkaido, Japan region on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us100068u2. Event ids that are associated: us100068u2. The temblor was picked up at 18:01:51 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.22 km (43 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/16 / 2016-07-30 18:01:51 / July 30, 2016 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 142.9486° East, 42.2244° North, depth 69.22 km.
Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Obihiro, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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