A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. The temblor was picked up at 11:12:39 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 02:12:39 / October 30, 2019 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 50.25 km, 142.3555° East, 40.9775° North. Id of earthquake: us600064pe. Event ids that are associated: us600064pe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 50.25 km (31 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hachinohe, Misawa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 89 km NE of Hachinohe, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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