A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Rishiri Town in Japan. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:08:03 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 236.12 km, 141.0682° East, 44.49° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 17:08:03 / January 11, 2016 @ 5:08 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004djn. Unique identifier: us10004djn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 236.12 km (147 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 113 km (70 miles) from Wakkanai (c. 41 600 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Nayoro (c. 26 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rumoi (c. 26 500 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Fukagawa (c. 26 200 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Makubetsu (c. 25 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fukagawa, Makubetsu, Wakkanai.
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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