A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 18:13:47 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000a2rt. Event ids that are associated: us6000a2rt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.942 East, latitude 42.4288 North, depth = 93.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93.89 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 18:13:47 / May 30, 2020 @ 6:13 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Obihiro, Kushiro (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km SSW of Kushiro, Japan.
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