A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Hokkaido, Japan region kilometers (0 miles) from Hokkaido, Japan region. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004rsj. Unique identifier: us10004rsj. Exact location of event, longitude 145.6167 East, latitude 43.0659 North, depth = 48.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.7 km (30 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:41:07 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/16 / 2016-02-22 18:41:07 / February 22, 2016 @ 6:41 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shibetsu, Nemuro. The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop). 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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