A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Shibetsu in Japan. The temblor was detected at 05:50:45 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bitz. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bitz. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 05:50:45 / September 6, 2020 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146.26 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.6198 East, latitude 43.5562 North, depth = 146.26 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro, Kushiro, Kitami (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kitami (c. 113 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Abashiri (c. 42 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Bihoro (c. 23 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 42 km WSW of Shibetsu, Japan.
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