A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Kizukuri in Japan on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 168.41 km (105 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/12/17 / 2017-12-14 07:36:03 / December 14, 2017 @ 7:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:36:03 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 140.0865° East, latitude 40.9416° North, depth = 168.41 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000buc1. Unique identifier: us1000buc1.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōdate, Takanosu, Noshiromachi (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Noshiromachi (c. 51 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kuroishi (c. 38 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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