A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.0857 East, latitude 42.2955 North, depth = 60.03 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.03 km (37 miles). Global time and date of event 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 01:26:54 / June 5, 2019 @ 1:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70003vl7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003vl7. The temblor was detected at 10:26:54 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otofuke, Obihiro, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 59 km E of Shizunai, Japan.
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