A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Yuzawa in Japan. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:02:43 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 137.1 km (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 04:02:43 / April 21, 2019 @ 4:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.4507 East, latitude 39.2255 North, depth = 137.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us700039vl. Unique identifier: us700039vl.
Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Akita Shi (c. 325 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Akita (c. 320 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sakata (c. 100 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Tsuruoka (c. 99 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wakuya, Sagae, Tōno (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 7 km NNW of Yuzawa, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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