A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 141 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan (88 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.67 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 34.67 km, 142.9808° East, 41.0886° North. Global time and date of event 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 03:58:12 / November 21, 2016 @ 3:58 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10007b2f. Event ids that are associated: us10007b2f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:58:12 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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