A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.24 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 14:09:07 / January 25, 2021 @ 2:09 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000d34t. Event ids that are associated: us7000d34t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 142.1377 East, latitude 40.3373 North, depth = 54.24 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:09:07 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Miyako, Misawa, Ichinohe (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ichinohe (c. 15 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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