A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Shibetsu in Japan on Saturday. Event id: us60006r8w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006r8w. Global time and date of event 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 01:15:33 / December 7, 2019 @ 1:15 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:15:33 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 138.5 km (86 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 145.293° East, 43.5663° North, depth 138.5 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Nemuro, Shibetsu. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SE of Shibetsu, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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