A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Obihiro in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 143.1788° East, latitude 42.3168° North, depth = 66.16 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:41:28 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700063eb. Id of event: us700063eb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/19 / 2019-11-05 15:41:28 / November 5, 2019 @ 3:41 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.16 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Obihiro, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 66 km S of Obihiro, Japan.
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