A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us70007itc. Event ids that are associated: us70007itc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66.51 km (41 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 01:00:50 / February 5, 2020 @ 1:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, 146.0386° East, 43.332° North, depth 66.51 km. The temblor was reported at 10:00:50 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shibetsu, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Nemuro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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