A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Misawa in Japan on Friday. Unique identifier: us200066e2. Ids that are associated to the event: us200066e2. The temblor was reported at 12:14:58 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 96.26 km, 141.1735° East, 40.9299° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.26 km (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/16 / 2016-06-24 03:14:58 / June 24, 2016 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop). Close 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 Ōdate, Hanawa, Ichinohe.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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