A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Otofuke in Japan on Tuesday. Event id: us6000888n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000888n. Exact location of earthquake, 143.7677° East, 43.2461° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:43:20 / 7:43 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 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 22:43:20 / March 2, 2020 @ 10:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kitami (c. 113 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Abashiri (c. 42 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bihoro (c. 23 000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abashiri, Bihoro, Kitami (min 5000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 54 km ENE of Otofuke, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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