A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:05:00 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005uq6. Event ids that are associated: us70005uq6. Exact location of event, longitude 142.455 East, latitude 40.8659 North, depth = 48.92 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/19 / 2019-10-08 23:05:00 / October 8, 2019 @ 11:05 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.92 km (30 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Misawa, Hachinohe.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 90 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan.
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