A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/20 / 2020-01-03 02:09:05 / January 3, 2020 @ 2:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 50.14 km, 145.6467° East, 42.8162° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.14 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000714a. Id of event: us7000714a. The temblor was reported at 12:09:05 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 56 km S of Nemuro, Japan.
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