A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 02:40:25 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70003gpe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003gpe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.24 km (37 miles). Exact location of event, depth 59.24 km, 146.4302° East, 43.1761° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/05/19 / 2019-05-04 16:40:25 / May 4, 2019 @ 4:40 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shibetsu, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Nemuro (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 71 km ESE of Nemuro, Japan.
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