A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Mutsu in Japan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.37 km (29 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:42:18 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cr5e. Unique identifier: us2000cr5e. Exact location, longitude 142.2523° East, latitude 41.1487° North, depth = 46.37 km. Global time and date of event 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 23:42:18 / January 29, 2018 @ 11:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Misawa, Mutsu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 88 km E of Mutsu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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