A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 06:51:21 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.4265° East, 42.0103° North, depth 67.09 km. 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 67.09 km (42 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/15 / 2015-11-25 21:51:21 / November 25, 2015 @ 9:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us100041rz. Event ids that are associated: us100041rz.
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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