A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Makubetsu in Japan on Friday. The temblor was detected at 17:22:49 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007c8l. Id of event: us10007c8l. Exact location of earthquake, 142.004° East, 44.948° North, depth 22.06 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.06 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 08:22:49 / November 25, 2016 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nayoro, Wakkanai, Makubetsu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Wakkanai (c. 41 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Nayoro (c. 26 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Makubetsu (c. 25 900 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km SSE of Makubetsu, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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