A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Nayoro in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 233.81 km (145 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000jgp0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jgp0. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 14:55:44 / February 12, 2019 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.1735 East, latitude 44.4971 North, depth = 233.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:55:44 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fukagawa, Kamikawa, Asahikawa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Nayoro (c. 26 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rumoi (c. 26 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fukagawa (c. 26 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kamikawa (c. 5 300 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km NW of Nayoro, Japan.
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