A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Obihiro in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 18:19:35 / March 1, 2018 @ 6:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.38 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000d9ty. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d9ty. The temblor was detected at 03:19:35 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 64.38 km, 143.5808° East, 42.4531° North.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushiro, Otofuke, Obihiro.
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 60 km SSE of Obihiro, Japan.
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