A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:33:46 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/03/19 / 2019-03-03 01:33:46 / March 3, 2019 @ 1:33 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000je68. Event ids that are associated: us1000je68. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 145.1684 East, latitude 42.484 North, depth = 35 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km SE of Kushiro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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