A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Kushiro in Japan on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.02 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 22.02 km, 144.9895° East, 42.3567° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 07:31:11 / June 10, 2017 @ 7:31 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:31:11 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009lpx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009lpx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro. Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km SE of Kushiro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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