A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Ichinoseki in Japan. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:34:10 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.25 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j0ry. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0ry. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 08:34:10 / January 6, 2019 @ 8:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, 141.4424° East, 38.7414° North, depth 97.25 km.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shinjō, Ōkawara, Higashine (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hanamaki (c. 73 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km SE of Ichinoseki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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