A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Aomori-shi in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98.5 km (61 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.0963 East, latitude 40.9467 North, depth = 98.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:51:17 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 14:51:17 / June 8, 2017 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20009mpb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009mpb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hanawa, Ōdate, Ichinohe.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km ENE of Aomori-shi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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