A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Hakodate in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 14:51:14 / December 24, 2018 @ 2:51 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 127.28 km (79 miles). Exact location of event, depth 127.28 km, 141.4426° East, 41.8306° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000ix5a. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ix5a. The temblor was detected at 23:51:14 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kamiiso (c. 38 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Date (c. 35 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Nanae (c. 30 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizunai-furukawachō, Tomakomai, Date.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km E of Hakodate, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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