A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. The temblor was reported at 19:49:49 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 77.48 km (48 miles). Global time and date of event 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 09:49:49 / January 16, 2018 @ 9:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 77.48 km, 145.5769° East, 42.7898° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cjw7. Unique identifier: us2000cjw7.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro. Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 59 km S of Nemuro, Japan.
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