A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.1855 East, latitude 42.6299 North, depth = 41.18 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.18 km (26 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 21:04:32 / September 5, 2018 @ 9:04 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:04:32 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000h8z8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h8z8.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sunagawa, Ashibetsu, Ishikari. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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