A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Koseda in Japan on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 131.0524° East, 30.2475° North, depth 39.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 01:25:17 / February 13, 2021 @ 1:25 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djcq. Id of event: us6000djcq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.16 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:25:17 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Nishinoomote (c. 17 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nishinoomote.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 41 km ESE of Koseda, Japan.
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