A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. Unique identifier: us7000besg. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000besg. Global time and date of event 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 11:55:39 / August 29, 2020 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.5765 East, latitude 42.4302 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:55:39 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kushiro. Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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