A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 144.4233° East, 43.3356° North, depth 142.12 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003tle. Id of event: us60003tle. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 142.12 km (88 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 14:09:13 / May 29, 2019 @ 2:09 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:09:13 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro, Abashiri, Shibetsu. Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Kitami (c. 113 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Abashiri (c. 42 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Bihoro (c. 23 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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