A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Fukagawa in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 204.42 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000cqg2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqg2. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:21:09 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.9695 East, latitude 43.899 North, depth = 204.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 17:21:09 / November 19, 2020 @ 5:21 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishikari, Tōbetsu, Iwamizawa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Iwamizawa (c. 85 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ishikari (c. 57 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Takikawa (c. 45 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bibai (c. 29 000 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Nayoro (c. 26 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 21 km NNW of Fukagawa, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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