A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 215 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan (134 miles). Global time and date of event 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 00:45:00 / January 2, 2021 @ 12:45 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:45:00 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.5358 East, latitude 33.4865 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4wh. Id of event: us6000d4wh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 215 km SSE of Katsuura, Japan.
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