A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Chitose in Japan. The temblor was detected at 06:52:03 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 21:52:03 / December 15, 2019 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 42.95 km, 141.9526° East, 42.7899° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006rwz. Id of event: us60006rwz. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.95 km (27 miles).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Date, Muroran, Otaru.
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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