A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Misawa in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004eww. Id of event: us10004eww. The temblor was detected at 00:15:48 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.39 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 141.1217° East, 40.5311° North, depth 3.39 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 15:15:48 / January 11, 2016 @ 3:15 pm.
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 Mutsu, Takanosu, Shimokizukuri. Event epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km SW of Misawa, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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