A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 18:25:54 / September 22, 2018 @ 6:25 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3qp. Unique identifier: us1000h3qp. The temblor was reported at 03:25:54 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.04 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.1533 East, latitude 42.2384 North, depth = 67.04 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otofuke, Obihiro, Shizunai-furukawachō. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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