A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. Global time and date of event 20/04/18 / 2018-04-20 10:45:50 / April 20, 2018 @ 10:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 144.6238 East, latitude 42.6423 North, depth = 56.98 km. Unique identifier: us1000dp6q. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dp6q. 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 56.98 km (35 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:45:50 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro. Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop).
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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