A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Nemuro in Japan on Monday. Global time and date of event 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 01:55:57 / February 22, 2021 @ 1:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 145.7291 East, latitude 43.1735 North, depth = 64.12 km. The temblor was reported at 01:55:57 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). 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 64.12 km (40 miles). Event id: us6000djzk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djzk.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shibetsu, Nemuro. Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Nemuro (c. 31 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Shibetsu (c. 21 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 20 km SE of Nemuro, Japan.
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