A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Chitose in Japan on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:22:05 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 141.9594° East, 42.8596° North, depth 47.28 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/18 / 2018-10-01 02:22:05 / October 1, 2018 @ 2:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.28 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h4uw. Id of event: us1000h4uw.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muroran, Date, Fukagawa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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