A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 122 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan (76 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 12:09:01 / December 5, 2018 @ 12:09 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:09:01 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000i2qk. Event ids that are associated: us1000i2qk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.16 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9999 East, latitude 36.2949 North, depth = 19.16 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 122 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan.
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