A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.38 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 12/07/18 / 2018-07-12 08:39:23 / July 12, 2018 @ 8:39 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000g2u7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g2u7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 142.1843 East, latitude 38.2117 North, depth = 35.38 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:39:23 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Wakuya (c. 18 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Matsushima (c. 16 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Matsushima, Wakuya, Yamoto. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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