A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Obihiro in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, 143.7114° East, 42.4279° North, depth 97.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/18 / 2018-10-19 23:33:55 / October 19, 2018 @ 11:33 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.8 km (61 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:33:55 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hghv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hghv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushiro, Otofuke, Obihiro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (51 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 68 km SE of Obihiro, Japan.
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