A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 118 km NE of Hachinohe, Japan (73 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.17 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 07:12:20 / April 28, 2016 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:12:20 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005c41. Event ids that are associated: us10005c41. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.644 East, latitude 41.1177 North, depth = 49.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 118 km NE of Hachinohe, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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