A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Shizunai in Japan. The temblor was detected at 19:22:57 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/20 / 2020-04-10 10:22:57 / April 10, 2020 @ 10:22 am. Unique identifier: us70008t5u. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008t5u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.85 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 142.2847° East, latitude 41.9535° North, depth = 59.85 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tomakomai, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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