A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ichinohe in Japan on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.22 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, depth 45.22 km, 141.5607° East, 40.27° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 19:30:33 / May 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm. The temblor was reported at 04:30:33 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009fjj. Id of event: us70009fjj.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kuroishi (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yamada, Namioka, Aomori Shi.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km ENE of Ichinohe, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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