A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 152 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan (94 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 143.1398 East, latitude 41.0834 North, depth = 39.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:26:36 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 03:26:36 / March 4, 2021 @ 3:26 am. Id of earthquake: us7000dfbx. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfbx. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.36 km (24 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 152 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan.
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