A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (mg/mb) has striked on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. The temblor was reported at 01:46:38 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 40.38 km (25 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-17 04:46:38 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 141.8909 East, latitude 40.1784 North, depth 40.38 km.
Close countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 110 km (69 miles) from Hanamaki (c. 73 100 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Ōdate (c. 64 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōdate, Hanamaki, Tōno.
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