A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Mutsu in Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.75 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cnnl. Unique identifier: us2000cnnl. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:51:20 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.294 East, latitude 41.1217 North, depth = 39.75 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 10:51:20 / January 24, 2018 @ 10:51 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hachinohe, Mutsu, Misawa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km ESE of Mutsu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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