A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Tomakomai in Japan. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:54:22 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.9576 East, latitude 42.6679 North, depth = 29.96 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 21:54:22 / September 13, 2018 @ 9:54 pm. Unique identifier: us2000he9l. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000he9l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.96 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashibetsu, Utashinai, Date (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 pop). Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km E of Tomakomai, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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