A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Oarai in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700047jh. Id of event: us700047jh. The temblor was reported at 10:13:41 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.9916 East, latitude 36.3454 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 01:13:41 / June 30, 2019 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shisui, Toride, Ishige (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 35 km E of Oarai, Japan.
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