A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. The temblor was reported at 10:59:08 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700063hn. Unique identifier: us700063hn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/19 / 2019-10-28 01:59:08 / October 28, 2019 @ 1:59 am. Exact location of event, longitude 143.0774 East, latitude 42.2815 North, depth = 66.67 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66.67 km (41 miles).
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otofuke, Obihiro, Shizunai-furukawachō. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 58 km E of Shizunai, Japan.
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