A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006und. Id of event: us10006und. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.14 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:38:14 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 00:38:14 / September 23, 2016 @ 12:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 141.2419° East, latitude 35.1045° North, depth = 50.14 km.
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Asahi (c. 41 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hasaki (c. 39 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yōkaichiba (c. 32 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Katsuura (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ōhara (c. 20 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yōkaichiba, Asahi, Katsuura (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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