A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Misawa in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009lqe. Unique identifier: us20009lqe. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.33 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 12:05:48 / June 10, 2017 @ 12:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.6505 East, latitude 40.7921 North, depth = 74.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:05:48 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Kuroishi (c. 38 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Namioka (c. 20 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuroishi, Namioka, Aomori Shi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km ENE of Misawa, Japan.
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