A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000bjxe. Unique identifier: us1000bjxe. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.39 km (36 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:36:41 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 141.9337° East, 38.3106° North, depth 58.39 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 11:36:41 / November 25, 2017 @ 11:36 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sendai, Sendai-shi, Tomiya (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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