A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Kushiro in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 144.2351 East, latitude 42.1639 North, depth = 38.13 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.13 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 02:54:08 / March 1, 2021 @ 2:54 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000degr. Unique identifier: us7000degr. The temblor was detected at 02:54:08 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Kushiro (c. 183 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kushiro.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km S of Kushiro, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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