A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.63 km (20 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/18 / 2018-08-11 05:18:36 / August 11, 2018 @ 5:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000g6sn. Event ids that are associated: us1000g6sn. Exact location, longitude 141.264° East, latitude 35.2516° North, depth = 31.63 km. The temblor was reported at 14:18:36 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yachimata, Ōami, Mobara (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Asahi (c. 41 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hasaki (c. 39 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yōkaichiba (c. 32 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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.
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