A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:05:22 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 24.2 km, 143.616° East, 39.7955° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/19 / 2019-02-01 19:05:22 / February 1, 2019 @ 7:05 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jhgn. Unique identifier: us2000jhgn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.2 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: off the east coast of Honshu, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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