A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Kushiro in Japan on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 18:06:03 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005x30. Unique identifier: us70005x30. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 08:06:03 / October 22, 2019 @ 8:06 am. Exact location of event, depth 37.55 km, 144.2981° East, 42.3257° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.55 km (23 miles).
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushiro. 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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