A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 106 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan (66 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:53:52 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004aeg. Event ids that are associated: us10004aeg. Exact location of event, depth 50 km, 142.6422° East, 40.9116° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 11:53:52 / December 30, 2015 @ 11:53 am UTC/GMT.
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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 106 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan.
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