A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Shibetsu in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 121.48 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 09:09:48 / November 14, 2018 @ 9:09 am. The temblor was reported at 18:09:48 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 144.9483° East, latitude 43.3942° North, depth = 121.48 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hv2f. Unique identifier: us1000hv2f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Abashiri (c. 42 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bihoro (c. 23 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abashiri, Bihoro, Kushiro (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km SSW of Shibetsu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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