A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Ofunato in Japan on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 13:12:35 / June 10, 2019 @ 1:12 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70003xn3. Event ids that are associated: us70003xn3. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:12:35 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.1274 East, latitude 38.8615 North, depth = 37.83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.83 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wakuya, Yamoto, Mizusawa.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km ESE of Ofunato, Japan.
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