A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan. Id of earthquake: us6000dili. Event ids that are associated: us6000dili. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 07:01:08 / February 18, 2021 @ 7:01 am. The temblor was reported at 07:01:08 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 69.51 km, 142.5161° East, 42.0127° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.51 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 37 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan.
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