A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 125 km E of Mutsu, Japan (78 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.7032 East, latitude 41.1883 North, depth = 42.24 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.24 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 06:40:06 / March 12, 2018 @ 6:40 am. The temblor was picked up at 16:40:06 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d3ak. Event ids that are associated: us1000d3ak.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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