A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Muroran in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:57:49 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000agqf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000agqf. Exact location of event, depth 132.58 km, 141.3542° East, 42.174° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.58 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 11:57:49 / June 26, 2020 @ 11:57 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kitahiroshima, Shizunai-furukawachō, Chitose (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kamiiso (c. 38 100 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km ESE of Muroran, Japan.
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