A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Chitose in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 09:16:56 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.031 East, latitude 42.7157 North, depth = 48.62 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgju. Unique identifier: us2000hgju. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 00:16:56 / September 6, 2018 @ 12:16 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.62 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muroran, Takikawa, Akabira.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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