A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 111 km SE of Nemuro, Japan (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:29:04 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh3k. Id of event: us6000dh3k. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 15:29:04 / February 8, 2021 @ 3:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.5031 East, latitude 42.59 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 111 km SE of Nemuro, Japan.
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