A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km ESE of Iwaki, Japan (69 miles) on Sunday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:02:45 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 18:02:45 / July 19, 2020 @ 6:02 pm. Exact location, longitude 142.0652° East, latitude 36.7152° North, depth = 21.13 km. Unique identifier: us7000arac. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000arac. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.13 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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