A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 12:11:28 / January 11, 2020 @ 12:11 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60007dv9. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007dv9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.2777 East, latitude 35.4728 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:11:28 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Mobara (c. 97 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Yachimata (c. 83 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tōgane (c. 66 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kashima-shi (c. 65 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ōami (c. 53 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yachimata, Mobara, Ōami (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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km SE of Hasaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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