A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Koseda in Japan on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.2 km (26 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dd0t. Unique identifier: us6000dd0t. Exact location of event, depth 42.2 km, 131.0625° East, 30.0573° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 20:52:52 / January 23, 2021 @ 8:52 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:52:52 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishinoomote (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days eighteen 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.
Questions or comments?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 54 km SE of Koseda, Japan.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.