A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.1 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:45:55 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 65.1 km, 145.9164° East, 42.9404° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/15 / 2015-09-11 06:45:55 / September 11, 2015 @ 6:45 am. Unique identifier: us20003mzt. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003mzt.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 50 km SSE of Nemuro, Japan.
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