A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 136 km SE of Nemuro, Japan (85 miles) 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.8687 East, latitude 42.5446 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 01:16:26 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7g5. Unique identifier: us6000d7g5. Global time and date of event 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 01:16:26 / December 31, 2020 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 136 km SE of Nemuro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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