A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Kamiiso in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 161.05 km (100 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:50:52 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005mk6. Event ids that are associated: us70005mk6. Exact location of event, depth 161.05 km, 139.8954° East, 41.6638° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 05:50:52 / September 21, 2019 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kamiiso (c. 38 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Nanae (c. 30 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hakodate, Nanae, Kamiiso (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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