A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Aomori-shi in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bil8. Unique identifier: us2000bil8. The temblor was picked up at 06:05:43 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.97 km (68 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 21:05:43 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 140.9955 East, latitude 40.6879 North, depth = 108.97 km.
Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Noshiromachi (c. 51 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Noshiromachi, Takanosu, Mutsu (min 5000 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km SE of Aomori-shi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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