A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Obihiro in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us70004k2y. Unique identifier: us70004k2y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.68 km (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.5458 East, latitude 42.795 North, depth = 116.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:23:17 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 13:23:17 / July 14, 2019 @ 1:23 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushiro, Otofuke, Obihiro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop).
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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 31 km ESE of Obihiro, Japan.
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