A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, eastern Honshu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from eastern Honshu, Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:29:42 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hrlw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hrlw. The epicenter was at a depth of 147.12 km (91 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 140.6631 East, latitude 39.2419 North, depth = 147.12 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/18 / 2018-11-06 07:29:42 / November 6, 2018 @ 7:29 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Akita Shi (c. 325 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Akita (c. 320 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sakata (c. 100 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tsuruoka (c. 99 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tennō, Tsuruoka, Ōfunato (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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