A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 136 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan (85 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:10:02 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 05:10:02 / December 27, 2019 @ 5:10 am. Exact location of event, longitude 142.7059 East, latitude 37.8971 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006rff. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006rff.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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