A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Chitose in Japan. The temblor was reported at 22:55:13 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.77 km (19 miles). Event id: us2000hbh2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hbh2. Global time and date of event 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 13:55:13 / September 9, 2018 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.9717 East, latitude 42.7786 North, depth = 30.77 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Obihiro, Date (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km E of Chitose, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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