A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Honshu in Japan. Event id: us6000c1mq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1mq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89.74 km (56 miles). Exact location, longitude 141.2912° East, latitude 40.4922° North, depth = 89.74 km. Global time and date of event 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 15:36:35 / September 26, 2020 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:36:35 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shizukuishi, Mutsu, Morioka-shi. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Goshogawara (c. 49 100 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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