A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan on Friday. 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: 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 23:05:36 / November 8, 2018 @ 11:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.65 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:05:36 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hphe. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hphe. Exact location, longitude 142.5018° East, latitude 40.7487° North, depth = 41.65 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Misawa, Hachinohe (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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