A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan on Sunday. Unique identifier: us7000csq8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000csq8. The temblor was detected at 16:25:21 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 16:25:21 / December 20, 2020 @ 4:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.8 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 142.8535 East, latitude 42.2788 North, depth = 55.8 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Obihiro (c. 173 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Otofuke (c. 40 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otofuke, Obihiro, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop).
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 three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 40 km E of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan.
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