A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 145.6825° East, 43.072° North, depth 70.73 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:04:11 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000auhy. Unique identifier: us1000auhy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.73 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/17 / 2017-10-12 06:04:11 / October 12, 2017 @ 6:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shibetsu, Nemuro (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 29 km SSE of Nemuro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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