A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:25:19 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006fef. Unique identifier: us70006fef. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.72 km (35 miles). Global time and date of event 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 23:25:19 / December 2, 2019 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 141.8212 East, latitude 40.2993 North, depth = 56.72 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shizukuishi, Yamada, Hanawa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hanawa (c. 36 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Shizukuishi (c. 19 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km SE of Hachinohe, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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