A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Chitose in Japan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 13:43:46 / September 7, 2018 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000habc. Event ids that are associated: us2000habc. The temblor was reported at 22:43:46 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.67 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, depth 39.67 km, 141.9855° East, 42.7949° North.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muroran, Otaru, Takikawa (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km E of Chitose, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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