A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6t7. Id of event: us6000b6t7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.9057° East, 40.4019° North, depth 60.34 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 16:32:20 / July 26, 2020 @ 4:32 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:32:20 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.34 km (37 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 56 km (35 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 Miyako, Ichinohe, Misawa.
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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km ESE of Hachinohe, Japan.
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