A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Chitose in Japan on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9989 East, latitude 42.8355 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 05:39:46 / September 6, 2018 @ 5:39 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000hgk9. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgk9. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:39:46 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otaru, 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-three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 28 km E of Chitose, Japan.
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