A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 02:24:46 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 17:24:46 / April 27, 2019 @ 5:24 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 142.9181 East, latitude 42.4211 North, depth = 121.47 km. Event id: us70003d16. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003d16. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.47 km (75 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 110 km (69 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tomakomai, Otofuke, Obihiro.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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