A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. 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: us100086pe. Unique identifier: us100086pe. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.5694 East, latitude 43.1235 North, depth = 82.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.22 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 08:27:35 / March 3, 2017 @ 8:27 am. The temblor was detected at 17:27:35 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Kushiro, Shibetsu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km S of Nemuro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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