A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:14:07 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dfvm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfvm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.41 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 06:14:07 / March 5, 2021 @ 6:14 am. Exact location of event, longitude 142.4629 East, latitude 42.0397 North, depth = 64.41 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tomakomai, Shizunai-furukawachō (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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