A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ōdate in Japan. Unique identifier: us7000ccw9. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ccw9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 19:42:49 / November 5, 2020 @ 7:42 pm. 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 34.7 km (22 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:42:49 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 140.5733° East, latitude 40.1287° North, depth = 34.7 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Akita Shi (c. 325 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Akita (c. 320 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Hirosaki (c. 175 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Misawa, Yokotemachi, Hachinohe. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 15 km S of Ōdate, Japan.
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