A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Kushiro in Japan on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.71 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:24:01 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 14:24:01 / February 8, 2021 @ 2:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 144.9525 East, latitude 42.3189 North, depth = 41.71 km. Event id: us6000dfl9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfl9.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushiro (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 86 km SSE of Kushiro, Japan.
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