A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009fb4. Id of event: us70009fb4. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 13:46:24 / May 13, 2020 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 145.0001 East, latitude 42.9126 North, depth = 75.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75.66 km (47 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:46:24 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shibetsu, Nemuro, Kushiro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 51 km E of Kushiro, Japan.
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