A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Misawa in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 141.9707 East, latitude 40.8854 North, depth = 63.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005lej. Id of event: us60005lej. The temblor was detected at 12:57:17 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 63.07 km (39 miles). Global time and date of event 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 03:57:17 / September 14, 2019 @ 3:57 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ichinohe (c. 15 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ichinohe, Mutsu, Hachinohe (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km ENE of Misawa, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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