A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Namie in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 09:39:08 / December 11, 2019 @ 9:39 am. Event id: us60006q3x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006q3x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.8324 East, latitude 37.7452 North, depth = 42.92 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.92 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:39:08 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wakuya, Sendai-shi, Ōkawara (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Rifu (c. 35 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km ENE of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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