A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 107 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan (66 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2y6. Id of event: us7000d2y6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 18:24:04 / January 24, 2021 @ 6:24 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:24:04 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 144.9053° East, 42.092° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 107 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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