A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. The temblor was reported at 09:57:52 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.93 km (37 miles). Unique identifier: us70008hmk. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008hmk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 00:57:52 / March 28, 2020 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 142.3905° East, 41.9569° North, depth 59.93 km.
The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tomakomai, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km S of Shizunai, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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