A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgpw. Unique identifier: us2000hgpw. The temblor was picked up at 12:42:47 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.1133° East, 42.6513° North, depth 57.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 03:42:47 / September 9, 2018 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.76 km (36 miles).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishikari, Shimo-furano, Tōbetsu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km NNW of Shizunai, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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