A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. Event id: us10007aes. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007aes. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:01:22 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.97 km (27 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 146.1412 East, latitude 43.1824 North, depth = 42.97 km. Global time and date of event 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 06:01:22 / November 19, 2016 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shibetsu, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Nemuro. The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km ESE of Nemuro, Japan.
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