A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Yoichi in Japan on Friday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:32:01 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 13:32:01 / January 22, 2016 @ 1:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 213.59 km (133 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.9024 East, latitude 43.5968 North, depth = 213.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20004v30. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004v30.
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Yoichi (c. 22 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Iwanai (c. 15 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iwanai, Yoichi. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 82 km WNW of Yoichi, Japan.
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