A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, off the east coast of Honshu, Japan (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 19:13:28 / January 6, 2021 @ 7:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.3543 East, latitude 39.8333 North, depth = 18.65 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:13:28 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.65 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d68y. Unique identifier: us6000d68y.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: off the east coast of Honshu, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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