A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Koseda in Japan on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:41:51 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.9762 East, latitude 30.125 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 03:41:51 / February 9, 2021 @ 3:41 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000di2s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000di2s.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nishinoomote. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km SE of Koseda, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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