A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Rumoi in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 223.02 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.2121 East, latitude 44.1618 North, depth = 223.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009zj5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009zj5. The temblor was picked up at 09:08:43 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 00:08:43 / July 22, 2017 @ 12:08 am.
The epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Takikawa (c. 45 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Rumoi (c. 26 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Fukagawa (c. 26 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Takikawa, Fukagawa, Rumoi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 42 km NW of Rumoi, Japan.
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