A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. Id of earthquake: us1000ep50. Event ids that are associated: us1000ep50. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 145.2802° East, latitude 42.5395° North, depth = 49.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/18 / 2018-06-12 12:37:57 / June 12, 2018 @ 12:37 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:37:57 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.4 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro, Kushiro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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