A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Chitose in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 23:45:53 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100095qp. Unique identifier: us100095qp. Exact location of event, longitude 141.9875 East, latitude 42.8207 North, depth = 34.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 14:45:53 / July 1, 2017 @ 2:45 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.88 km (22 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yoichi, Otofuke, Date (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 27 km E of Chitose, Japan.
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