A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Ichinohe in Japan on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009cub. Id of event: us70009cub. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 21:35:24 / May 8, 2020 @ 9:35 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:35:24 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.4044 East, latitude 40.3385 North, depth = 47.37 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.37 km (29 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miyako, Takanosu, Hirosaki (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km NNE of Ichinohe, Japan.
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