A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 09:42:02 / September 7, 2016 @ 9:42 am. Exact location of event, longitude 142.8217 East, latitude 42.3427 North, depth = 102.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006mmx. Unique identifier: us10006mmx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.91 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:42:02 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 37 km (23 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.
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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