A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Akita-shi in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003syb. Id of event: us70003syb. Exact location of event, longitude 140.1514 East, latitude 39.7652 North, depth = 164.06 km. The temblor was reported at 07:23:53 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 164.06 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 22:23:53 / May 29, 2019 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morioka-shi, Yuza, Yuzawa. Event epicenter was 7 km (4 miles) from Akita Shi (c. 325 800 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Akita (c. 320 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Noshiromachi (c. 51 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Yokotemachi (c. 39 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NE of Akita-shi, Japan.
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