A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tomakomai in Japan. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:05:57 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/04/19 / 2019-04-19 07:05:57 / April 19, 2019 @ 7:05 am. Unique identifier: us70003933. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003933. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 129.69 km, 141.5885° East, 42.5848° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 129.69 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iwanai, Yoichi, Bibai. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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