A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 145 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan (90 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:32:26 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 09:32:26 / July 12, 2020 @ 9:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000am8y. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000am8y. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.08 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 143.0792° East, 41.0224° North, depth 41.08 km.
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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 145 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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