A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Marumori in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 12:48:36 / July 7, 2017 @ 12:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 63.35 km, 141.1117° East, 37.8034° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:48:36 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.35 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100097p5. Ids that are associated to the event: us100097p5.
Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nagai, Sagae, Higashine. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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