A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tomakomai in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 22:13:55 / September 11, 2020 @ 10:13 pm. Event id: us7000bnzh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnzh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 131.61 km (82 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:13:55 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 141.5447° East, 42.4938° North, depth 131.61 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hakodate, Yoichi, Iwanai. Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SSW of Tomakomai, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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