A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Kamaishi in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 20:33:34 / June 8, 2019 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70003xbz. Event ids that are associated: us70003xbz. The temblor was detected at 05:33:34 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.52 km (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.2374° East, 38.9843° North, depth 51.52 km. 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). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tōno (c. 26 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ōtsuchi (c. 16 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miyako, Tōno, Yamada (min 5000 pop).
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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km SE of Kamaishi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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