A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Mutsu in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.86 km (50 miles). Global time and date of event 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 03:37:55 / March 21, 2020 @ 3:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 79.86 km, 141.9901° East, 41.6618° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:37:55 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008den. Unique identifier: us70008den.
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizunai-furukawachō, Mutsu.
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 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. Each 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 76 km ENE of Mutsu, Japan.
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