A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 121 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan (75 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:13:42 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/18 / 2018-07-11 17:13:42 / July 11, 2018 @ 5:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.56 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000g2ax. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g2ax. Exact location, longitude 142.8203° East, latitude 40.9313° North, depth = 38.56 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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