A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:51:25 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 22:51:25 / June 20, 2020 @ 10:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 145.0969 East, latitude 42.4232 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ac37. Unique identifier: us7000ac37.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 85 km SE of Kushiro, Japan.
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