A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Kushiro in Japan on Friday. The temblor was detected at 20:10:13 / 8:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 20:10:13 / January 15, 2021 @ 8:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000d0fs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0fs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.32 km (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 144.2015° East, 42.1597° North, depth 39.32 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushiro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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