A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Mutsu in Japan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.3165 East, latitude 41.5298 North, depth = 103.16 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdrw. Id of event: us7000bdrw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.16 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 20:36:37 / August 21, 2020 @ 8:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:36:37 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Muroran, Nanae, Kamiiso (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kamiiso (c. 38 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Nanae (c. 30 000 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 twenty-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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