A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.75 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 19:51:41 / August 20, 2020 @ 7:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 145.3195° East, 42.7442° North, depth 39.75 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bhxe. Event ids that are associated: us6000bhxe. The temblor was detected at 19:51:41 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushiro, Nemuro (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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