A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:26:44 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d5yv. Event ids that are associated: us1000d5yv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.51 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 01:26:44 / March 18, 2018 @ 1:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 144.6035° East, 42.305° North, depth 40.51 km.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 76 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan.
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