A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Mutsu in Japan on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 00:37:36 / July 1, 2019 @ 12:37 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.1197 East, latitude 41.2179 North, depth = 47.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.31 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:37:36 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us700047tx. Unique identifier: us700047tx.
The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hachinohe, Misawa, Mutsu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 76 km E of Mutsu, Japan.
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