A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Namie in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 49.79 km, 141.6041° East, 37.5387° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.79 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 05:12:56 / July 3, 2020 @ 5:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:12:56 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ah41. Event ids that are associated: us7000ah41.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sendai, Fukushima-shi, Ishinomaki. Earthquake epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Shiroishi (c. 39 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km E of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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