A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:13:47 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 143.0012 East, latitude 42.3324 North, depth = 56.97 km. Global time and date of event 30/07/19 / 2019-07-30 04:13:47 / July 30, 2019 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60004x9a. Event ids that are associated: us60004x9a. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.97 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otofuke, Obihiro, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km E of Shizunai, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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