A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Shibetsu in Japan on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.6 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 14:46:17 / December 3, 2020 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:46:17 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 145.397 East, latitude 43.7523 North, depth = 137.6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cmjs. Id of event: us7000cmjs.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nemuro, Yuzhno-Kuril’sk, Shibetsu. Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Yuzhno-Kuril’sk (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km ENE of Shibetsu, Japan.
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