A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000jpc3. Event ids that are associated: us2000jpc3. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/19 / 2019-02-27 00:55:51 / February 27, 2019 @ 12:55 am. The temblor was reported at 09:55:51 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.06 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 142.1576° East, 38.337° North, depth 29.06 km.
Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Rifu (c. 35 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Kogota (c. 19 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Wakuya (c. 18 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rifu, Kogota, Shiogama. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 75 km E of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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