A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Kizukuri in Japan. Unique identifier: us70006vin. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006vin. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 01:16:55 / January 7, 2020 @ 1:16 am. The temblor was picked up at 10:16:55 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). 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 165.73 km (103 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 139.975° East, 40.6191° North, depth 165.73 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Noshiromachi (c. 51 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kuroishi (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hanawa, Tennō, Aomori Shi (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km WSW of Kizukuri, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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