A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Shimo-furano in Japan on Monday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:27:14 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/06/19 / 2019-06-09 17:27:14 / June 9, 2019 @ 5:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 142.5599° East, 43.1604° North, depth 127.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.47 km (79 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003xgt. Id of event: us70003xgt.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizunai-furukawachō, Tōbetsu, Kitahiroshima (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 25 km SE of Shimo-furano, Japan.
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