A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. The temblor was detected at 22:46:47 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 22:46:47 / June 24, 2020 @ 10:46 pm. Unique identifier: us7000aagv. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aagv. Exact location of event, longitude 142.3019 East, latitude 40.3062 North, depth = 56.73 km. 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 56.73 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ichinohe (c. 15 800 pop). Close 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 Misawa, Ichinohe, Miyako.
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 thirty-six 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 quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 71 km ESE of Hachinohe, Japan.
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