A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 06:21:33 / December 19, 2019 @ 6:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:21:33 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006nbm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006nbm. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.79 km (34 miles). Exact location of event, depth 54.79 km, 142.106° East, 40.6017° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ichinohe (c. 15 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ichinohe, Misawa, Hachinohe. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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