A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Mutsu in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 09:15:51 / March 9, 2018 @ 9:15 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:15:51 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.2977 East, latitude 41.1264 North, depth = 100.56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.56 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d22t. Event ids that are associated: us1000d22t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nanae, Kamiiso, Hirosaki. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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