A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 119 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan (74 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100048s0. Id of event: us100048s0. The temblor was reported at 09:35:23 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 34.45 km, 142.7905° East, 40.9408° 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 17/12/15 / 2015-12-17 23:35:23 / December 17, 2015 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.45 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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