A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 22:32:04 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.3992 East, latitude 40.727 North, depth = 59.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ajcs. Unique identifier: us7000ajcs. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.66 km (37 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 22:32:04 / June 30, 2020 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Misawa, Hachinohe (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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