A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 19:54:04 / February 3, 2020 @ 7:54 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:54:04 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.5391 East, latitude 42.7919 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70007nv1. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007nv1.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nemuro (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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 59 km S of Nemuro, Japan.
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