A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. Unique identifier: us2000bkcz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bkcz. The temblor was detected at 04:29:21 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 18:29:21 / October 30, 2017 @ 6:29 pm UTC/GMT. 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 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 146.1952° East, 42.7843° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nemuro.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve 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.
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