A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 18:01:26 / November 20, 2020 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 56.53 km, 142.3366° East, 40.2834° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.53 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:01:26 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000cqy3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqy3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ichinohe (c. 15 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yamada, Misawa, Ichinohe.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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