A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kizukuri in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/19 / 2019-02-28 00:13:10 / February 28, 2019 @ 12:13 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:13:10 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.3388° East, 40.93° North, depth 142.7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 142.7 km (89 miles). Event id: us1000j8e9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j8e9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Noshiromachi (c. 51 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Misawa, Hanawa, Noshiromachi (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km NNW of Kizukuri, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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