A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Nemuro in Japan. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:07:08 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 02:07:08 / January 28, 2021 @ 2:07 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000demz. Unique identifier: us6000demz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.5009 East, latitude 42.9785 North, depth = 35 km. 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 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nemuro. Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 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 nineteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km ESE of Nemuro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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