A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tomakomai in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 141.6367° East, 42.7035° North, depth 135.62 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 17:02:30 / February 25, 2017 @ 5:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 135.62 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100086tu. Event ids that are associated: us100086tu. The temblor was reported at 02:02:30 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sunagawa, Yoichi, Otaru (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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