A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Mutsu in Japan on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 141.9609 East, latitude 41.6006 North, depth = 61.29 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.29 km (38 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dh1h. Id of event: us7000dh1h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:58:28 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 05:58:28 / March 8, 2021 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō, Mutsu (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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