A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600050if. Id of event: us600050if. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/19 / 2019-08-04 10:23:03 / August 4, 2019 @ 10:23 am. The temblor was detected at 19:23:03 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 38.56 km, 141.5361° East, 37.7344° North. 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 38.56 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kitaibaraki, Inawashiro, Higashine (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Yonezawa (c. 94 500 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 54 km ENE of Namie, Japan.
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