A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Tomakomai in Japan. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:08:19 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.9468 East, latitude 42.6739 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 22:08:19 / September 5, 2018 @ 10:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgj5. Unique identifier: us2000hgj5.
Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Date, Sunagawa, Muroran (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km E of Tomakomai, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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