A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Rishiri Town in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 04:01:57 / October 11, 2020 @ 4:01 am. Exact location of event, longitude 141.4454 East, latitude 45.2194 North, depth = 299.11 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:01:57 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c7g1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7g1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 299.11 km (186 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Makubetsu, Wakkanai. Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Wakkanai (c. 41 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Makubetsu (c. 25 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 20 km ENE of Rishiri Town, Japan.
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