A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Miyako in Japan on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 18:04:18 / August 3, 2019 @ 6:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.44 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.6175 East, latitude 39.6911 North, depth = 74.44 km. Unique identifier: us6000507x. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000507x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:04:18 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ichinoseki, Kakunodatemachi, Hachinohe (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hanamaki (c. 73 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 29 km WNW of Miyako, Japan.
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