A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 79.12 km, 145.845° East, 42.9443° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 22:08:45 / January 22, 2020 @ 10:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60007lj4. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007lj4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.12 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:08:45 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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