A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Shizunai-furukawach? in Japan on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 142.3416 East, latitude 41.9846 North, depth = 60.76 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 15:59:43 / May 22, 2020 @ 3:59 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:59:43 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a1t9. Id of event: us6000a1t9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.76 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 38 km S of Shizunai-furukawach?, Japan.
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