A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 100 km S of Nemuro, Japan (62 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a56u. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a56u. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:30:40 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 145.3748° East, latitude 42.4285° North, depth = 24.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.27 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 17:30:40 / August 5, 2017 @ 5:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 100 km S of Nemuro, Japan.
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