A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Hakodate in Japan on Monday. The temblor was reported at 10:08:02 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000hb5a. Event ids that are associated: us1000hb5a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 83.89 km (52 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.262 East, latitude 41.771 North, depth = 83.89 km. Global time and date of event 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 01:08:02 / October 8, 2018 @ 1:08 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shiraoi, Date, Muroran (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kamiiso (c. 38 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Date (c. 35 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Nanae (c. 30 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 43 km E of Hakodate, Japan.
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