A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. The temblor was detected at 06:13:10 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 144.414 East, latitude 42.2198 North, depth = 40.12 km. Global time and date of event 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 20:13:10 / March 7, 2019 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.12 km (25 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000jc21. Event ids that are associated: us1000jc21. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km S of Kushiro, Japan.
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