A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Honshu in Japan. Global time and date of event 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 20:05:59 / November 21, 2020 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.88 km (36 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:05:59 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.127 East, latitude 40.5216 North, depth = 57.88 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000csf8. Unique identifier: us6000csf8.
Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ichinohe (c. 15 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ichinohe, Misawa, Hachinohe (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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