A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108.82 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000g1qm. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g1qm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/18 / 2018-07-27 23:21:47 / July 27, 2018 @ 11:21 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:21:47 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 142.5986° East, latitude 42.4716° North, depth = 108.82 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chitose, Tomakomai, Otofuke. Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km NE of Shizunai, Japan.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.