A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Rumoi in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:39:41 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 141.8311° East, latitude 43.8998° North, depth = 14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 21:39:41 / June 30, 2017 @ 9:39 pm. Id of earthquake: us100097n1. Event ids that are associated: us100097n1.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ebetsu, Ishikari, Tōbetsu. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ishikari (c. 57 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Takikawa (c. 45 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bibai (c. 29 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 15 km ESE of Rumoi, Japan.
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