A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō in Japan on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgar. Unique identifier: us7000dgar. Exact location, longitude 142.5482° East, latitude 41.8276° North, depth = 65.85 km. The temblor was detected at 01:53:52 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 01:53:52 / March 6, 2021 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.85 km (41 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizunai-furukawachō.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 58 km SSE of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan.
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