A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 150 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan (93 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 09:17:07 / November 6, 2020 @ 9:17 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:17:07 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 143.1809 East, latitude 40.9587 North, depth = 26.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cb9j. Id of event: us7000cb9j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 26.2 km (16 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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