A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Kushiro in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 48.08 km, 145.2255° East, 42.4455° North. The temblor was picked up at 03:44:35 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007j4x. Event ids that are associated: us70007j4x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 17:44:35 / January 25, 2020 @ 5:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.08 km (30 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 91 km SE of Kushiro, Japan.
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