A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cbg7. Unique identifier: us6000cbg7. The temblor was picked up at 00:05:56 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.97 km (39 miles). Exact location of event, depth 61.97 km, 141.8918° East, 40.3712° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 00:05:56 / October 18, 2020 @ 12:05 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Miyako, Misawa, Ichinohe. Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ichinohe (c. 15 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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