A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 117 km ESE of Ōfunato, Japan (73 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:24:58 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 21:24:58 / September 13, 2020 @ 9:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 142.9283° East, latitude 38.6042° North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpgb. Unique identifier: us7000bpgb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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