A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Kamaishi in Japan on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hw8n. Id of event: us1000hw8n. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/18 / 2018-11-24 22:46:35 / November 24, 2018 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:46:35 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.28 km (17 miles). Exact location, longitude 142.53° East, latitude 38.9009° North, depth = 27.28 km.
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ōtsuchi (c. 16 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yamada, Ōtsuchi, Ōfunato (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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