A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Chitose in Japan. Unique identifier: us2000hgje. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgje. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.48 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.0828 East, latitude 42.7449 North, depth = 41.48 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:32:32 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 21:32:32 / September 5, 2018 @ 9:32 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Obihiro, Takikawa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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