A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. Exact location, longitude 145.558° East, latitude 43.4198° North, depth = 84.91 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 03:50:51 / November 9, 2020 @ 3:50 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ce91. Event ids that are associated: us7000ce91. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.91 km (53 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:50:51 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 72 km (45 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, Shibetsu, Nemuro. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-three 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km N of Nemuro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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