A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Misawa in Japan on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 17:15:17 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89.25 km (55 miles). Unique identifier: us1000i122. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i122. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/12/18 / 2018-12-03 08:15:17 / December 3, 2018 @ 8:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.3748 East, latitude 40.8987 North, depth = 89.25 km.
Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kuroishi (c. 38 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hanawa, Shimokizukuri, Hirosaki (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 23 km N of Misawa, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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