A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 96 km E of Mutsu, Japan (60 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.36° East, 41.4304° North, depth 41.49 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 05:24:40 / September 19, 2020 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:24:40 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.49 km (26 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bq4q. Unique identifier: us7000bq4q.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 96 km E of Mutsu, Japan.
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