A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Makubetsu in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 306.5 km (190 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.0683 East, latitude 45.5752 North, depth = 306.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:22:26 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 11:22:26 / October 4, 2020 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000c6t5. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6t5.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wakkanai, Makubetsu (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Wakkanai (c. 41 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Makubetsu (c. 25 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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