A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 14:27:38 / January 27, 2021 @ 2:27 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:27:38 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 146.3204° East, 42.7779° North, depth 40.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.15 km (25 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d3q6. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3q6.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro. Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 one, 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km SE of Nemuro, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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