A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:44:33 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70009ej2. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009ej2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 145.5944 East, latitude 42.8079 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 02:44:33 / May 12, 2020 @ 2:44 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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