A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Chitose in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9887 East, latitude 42.6901 North, depth = 123.84 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3l5. Unique identifier: us7000d3l5. The temblor was detected at 05:06:53 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 05:06:53 / January 27, 2021 @ 5:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.84 km (77 miles).
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otofuke, Obihiro, Otaru. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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