A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Shimokizukuri in Japan on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 140.1164° East, 41.2167° North, depth 150.77 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 150.77 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:55:55 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7j9. Id of event: us6000b7j9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 17:55:55 / July 31, 2020 @ 5:55 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kuroishi (c. 38 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kamiiso (c. 38 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mutsu, Nanae, Hakodate (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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