A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Mutsu in Japan. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:51:02 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.8 km (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 142.0536° East, 41.4686° North, depth 56.8 km. Event id: us700057w4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700057w4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/19 / 2019-08-24 18:51:02 / August 24, 2019 @ 6:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizunai-furukawachō, Mutsu (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 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: 72 km ENE of Mutsu, Japan.
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