A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Obihiro in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.99 km (37 miles). Event id: us6000c6tj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6tj. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:19:02 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 22:19:02 / October 4, 2020 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 143.7663° East, 42.431° North, depth 59.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro, Otofuke, Obihiro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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