A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 57.42 km, 143.1533° East, 42.2275° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.42 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:02:26 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/16 / 2016-10-11 19:02:26 / October 11, 2016 @ 7:02 pm. Id of earthquake: us20007d9f. Event ids that are associated: us20007d9f.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 66 km (41 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. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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