A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 02:19:43 / October 20, 2019 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:19:43 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.85 km (25 miles). Event id: us70005w57. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005w57. Exact location, longitude 142.5037° East, latitude 40.8086° North, depth = 39.85 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hachinohe.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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