A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Shimo-furano in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 166.22 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 142.2935° East, 43.3234° North, depth 166.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 06:53:46 / June 30, 2019 @ 6:53 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us700047ln. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700047ln. The temblor was reported at 15:53:46 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomakomai, Obihiro, Rumoi. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 7 km WSW of Shimo-furano, Japan.
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