A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Obihiro in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 02:02:10 / April 14, 2020 @ 2:02 am. Exact location, longitude 143.4476° East, latitude 42.598° North, depth = 78.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000912d. Event ids that are associated: us7000912d. The temblor was picked up at 11:02:10 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.74 km (49 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro, Otofuke, Obihiro. Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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