A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 154 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan (96 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 17:06:21 / January 8, 2020 @ 5:06 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:06:21 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.1 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60007cts. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007cts. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 14.1 km, 143.5935° East, 38.8695° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 154 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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