A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Tomakomai in Japan on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9526 East, latitude 42.6113 North, depth = 48.52 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.52 km (30 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgjl. Unique identifier: us2000hgjl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 21:32:12 / September 5, 2018 @ 9:32 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:32:12 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Date, Shimo-furano, Muroran. Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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