A earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Tsuruoka in Japan on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600042fx, pt19169001, at00ptaqha. Id of event: us600042fx. The temblor was picked up at 22:22:20 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 139.4538 East, latitude 38.635 North, depth = 16.08 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.08 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 13:22:20 / June 18, 2019 @ 1:22 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tsuruoka in Japan (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 130 km (81 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 130 km (81 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Niigata-shi (c. 505 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sakata (c. 100 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Tsuruoka (c. 99 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Yonezawa (c. 94 500 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Sanjō (c. 82 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sendai-shi, Sendai, Ōkawara.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 33 km WSW of Tsuruoka, Japan.
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