A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Mutsu in Japan. Id of earthquake: us2000k7u0. Event ids that are associated: us2000k7u0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 23:20:34 / March 30, 2019 @ 11:20 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.09 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 59.09 km, 142.0105° East, 41.4661° North. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:20:34 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mutsu.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 69 km ENE of Mutsu, Japan.
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