A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Mutsu in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 99.22 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.3726° East, 41.5087° North, depth 99.22 km. The temblor was detected at 15:04:44 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6ri. Id of event: us6000d6ri. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 15:04:44 / January 8, 2021 @ 3:04 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Aomori Shi (c. 298 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hakodate (c. 275 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kamiiso (c. 38 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Nanae (c. 30 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aomori Shi, Misawa, Nanae (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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