A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 09:50:44 / October 8, 2020 @ 9:50 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 113.23 km (70 miles). Event id: us6000c816. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c816. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:50:44 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 145.5659° East, latitude 43.6384° North, depth = 113.23 km.
Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Nemuro, Shibetsu. Close 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km N of Nemuro, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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