A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan (69 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 142.7642 East, latitude 40.7858 North, depth = 46.06 km. The temblor was detected at 16:16:28 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dixc. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dixc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.06 km (29 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 16:16:28 / February 19, 2021 @ 4:16 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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