A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Honshu in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 09:00:19 / July 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70004m46. Event ids that are associated: us70004m46. Exact location of event, longitude 141.7805 East, latitude 38.9758 North, depth = 71.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.78 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:00:19 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hanamaki (c. 73 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomiya, Rifu, Shiogama.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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