A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Honshu in Japan. The temblor was detected at 00:11:25 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009yb7. Id of event: us20009yb7. Exact location, longitude 141.593° East, latitude 37.4244° North, depth = 34.57 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 00:11:25 / July 20, 2017 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.57 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yamoto, Matsushima, Rifu. Event epicenter was 112 km (70 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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