A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/18 / 2018-06-17 21:36:10 / June 17, 2018 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:36:10 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 145.2894 East, latitude 42.746 North, depth = 55.35 km. Id of earthquake: us1000eu0w. Event ids that are associated: us1000eu0w. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.35 km (34 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushiro, Nemuro.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km SSW of Nemuro, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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