A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km S of Kushiro, Japan (85 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:28:08 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 144.2974° East, latitude 41.7416° North, depth = 30.61 km. Event id: us10004bti. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bti. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.61 km (19 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 02:28:08 / December 30, 2015 @ 2:28 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 137 km S of Kushiro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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