A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Mutsu in Japan. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 13:03:18 / February 7, 2017 @ 1:03 pm. Event id: us20008i6m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008i6m. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.1255 East, latitude 41.4939 North, depth = 61.25 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.25 km (38 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 22:03:18 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mutsu. Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km ENE of Mutsu, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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