A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:50:36 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/19 / 2019-01-21 22:50:36 / January 21, 2019 @ 10:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jdn3. Id of event: us2000jdn3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.73 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 142.052° East, latitude 40.8658° North, depth = 56.73 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mutsu, Hachinohe, Misawa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 61 km NE of Hachinohe, Japan.
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