A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Nayoro in Japan on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 23:51:11 / August 12, 2018 @ 11:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:51:11 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 227.45 km (141 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.5981° East, 44.2285° North, depth 227.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g7id. Unique identifier: us1000g7id.
Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mombetsu (c. 26 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Nayoro (c. 26 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Rumoi (c. 26 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Fukagawa (c. 26 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ashibetsu (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Utashinai, Akabira, Ashibetsu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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