A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Rumoi in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 202.96 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000c9el. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c9el. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 20:18:17 / November 2, 2020 @ 8:18 pm. Exact location, longitude 141.8476° East, latitude 43.842° North, depth = 202.96 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:18:17 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ebetsu, Ishikari, Nayoro. Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ishikari (c. 57 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Takikawa (c. 45 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bibai (c. 29 000 pop).
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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 19 km ESE of Rumoi, Japan.
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