A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Chitose in Japan on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hcj9. Unique identifier: us2000hcj9. The temblor was detected at 19:07:33 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 10:07:33 / September 11, 2018 @ 10:07 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.0744° East, 42.7769° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Obihiro, Takikawa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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