A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Kamaishi in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 142.2239° East, 39.0244° North, depth 39.12 km. The temblor was reported at 15:15:15 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.12 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/18 / 2018-06-17 06:15:15 / June 17, 2018 @ 6:15 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000etmf. Unique identifier: us1000etmf.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miyako, Tōno, Yamada (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tōno (c. 26 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ōtsuchi (c. 16 500 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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