A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ōfunato in Japan. Id of earthquake: us6000de45. Event ids that are associated: us6000de45. The temblor was picked up at 06:47:06 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.76 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 66.76 km, 141.77° East, 38.7592° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 06:47:06 / February 3, 2021 @ 6:47 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hanamaki, Tomiya, Rifu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Hanamaki (c. 73 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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