A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Kushiro in Japan on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.86 km (34 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 21:15:27 / May 30, 2018 @ 9:15 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.1461 East, latitude 42.7281 North, depth = 54.86 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:15:27 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000ef5n. Event ids that are associated: us1000ef5n.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Obihiro, Kushiro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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