A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.84 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 08:21:42 / February 1, 2020 @ 8:21 am. Unique identifier: us70007mkd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007mkd. Exact location of event, depth 51.84 km, 145.836° East, 42.8681° North. The temblor was detected at 18:21:42 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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: 54 km SSE of Nemuro, Japan.
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