A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 11:29:03 / June 2, 2019 @ 11:29 am. All ids that are associated to the event: usd000a5mr. Unique identifier: usd000a5mr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.5974 East, latitude 42.7413 North, depth = 99.61 km. The temblor was reported at 20:29:03 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.61 km (62 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashibetsu, Bibai, Kitahiroshima.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km NNE of Shizunai, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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