A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Hasaki in Japan on Thursday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:27:56 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2du. Unique identifier: us7000d2du. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 06:27:56 / January 14, 2021 @ 6:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 141.7713 East, latitude 35.5941 North, depth = 10 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Hasaki (c. 39 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hasaki (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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