A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Kamaishi in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 69.56 km, 142.3158° East, 39.0887° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 10:23:03 / July 16, 2017 @ 10:23 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20009yyi. Event ids that are associated: us20009yyi. The temblor was detected at 19:23:03 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.56 km (43 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tōno (c. 26 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ōtsuchi (c. 16 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tōno, Miyako, Yamada.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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