A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Yoichi in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 14:01:50 / March 6, 2021 @ 2:01 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:01:50 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 211.53 km (131 miles). Exact location of event, depth 211.53 km, 140.7197° East, 43.6586° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgid. Unique identifier: us7000dgid.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Sapporo (c. 1 883 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Otaru (c. 143 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ebetsu (c. 134 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ishikari (c. 57 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Rumoi (c. 26 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Yoichi (c. 22 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ebetsu, Sapporo, Tōbetsu.
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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km N of Yoichi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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