A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Shimokizukuri in Japan. Unique identifier: us6000a66y. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a66y. The temblor was reported at 21:50:43 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.07 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 21:50:43 / June 4, 2020 @ 9:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 140° East, 40.961° North, depth 140.07 km.
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Noshiromachi (c. 51 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kuroishi (c. 38 600 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōdate, Takanosu, Noshiromachi (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 35 km WNW of Shimokizukuri, Japan.
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