A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported Hokkaido, Japan region kilometers (0 miles) from Hokkaido, Japan region on Monday. Global time and date of event 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 21:25:16 / April 9, 2018 @ 9:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 151.97 km (94 miles). Exact location, longitude 140.0115° East, latitude 41.0298° North, depth = 151.97 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:25:16 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000e12k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e12k.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kuroishi (c. 38 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Namioka (c. 20 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Shimokizukuri (c. 18 900 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aomori Shi, Kuroishi, Hirosaki.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Hokkaido, Japan region.
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