A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 145.838° East, 43.1064° North, depth 55.92 km. Global time and date of event 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 10:35:44 / September 2, 2020 @ 10:35 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000bgh8. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgh8. The temblor was detected at 10:35:44 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.92 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Shibetsu, Nemuro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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