A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Kushiro in Japan on Monday. Event id: us7000360n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000360n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.7935° East, latitude 42.4592° North, depth = 45.56 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:28:31 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/19 / 2019-04-14 20:28:31 / April 14, 2019 @ 8:28 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.56 km (28 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushiro (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 66 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan.
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