A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Chitose in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 18:32:51 / September 5, 2018 @ 6:32 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:32:51 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.1164° East, 42.7504° North, depth 35 km. Event id: us2000hgjc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgjc.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Takikawa, Obihiro. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km ESE of Chitose, Japan.
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