A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Kamaishi in Japan. Exact location, longitude 142.0362° East, latitude 39.179° North, depth = 54.56 km. Global time and date of event 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 05:45:43 / June 19, 2020 @ 5:45 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000aba1. Event ids that are associated: us7000aba1. The temblor was picked up at 05:45:43 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.56 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hanamaki (c. 73 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ichinoseki, Hanamaki, Kitakami (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km SE of Kamaishi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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