A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Hakodate in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i6qk. Unique identifier: us2000i6qk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:08:27 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 13:08:27 / November 4, 2018 @ 1:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.4727 East, latitude 41.882 North, depth = 103.37 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 103.37 km (64 miles).
The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kamiiso (c. 38 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Date (c. 35 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Nanae (c. 30 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizunai-furukawachō, Tomakomai, Date (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 62 km E of Hakodate, Japan.
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