A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 142.8054° East, latitude 42.3754° North, depth = 92.32 km. Event id: us6000bcii. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bcii. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:20:12 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.32 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 07:20:12 / August 11, 2020 @ 7:20 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otofuke, Obihiro, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 36 km E of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan.
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