A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dzwr. Unique identifier: us2000dzwr. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.74 km (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 145.8313° East, 43.208° North, depth 42.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:00:00 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 19:00:00 / April 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Shibetsu, Nemuro.
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km ESE of Nemuro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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