A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:02:22 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us700036er. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700036er. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/19 / 2019-04-07 01:02:22 / April 7, 2019 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 141.874 East, latitude 38.1974 North, depth = 53.43 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.43 km (33 miles).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watari, Furukawa, Iwanuma. The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 88 km (55 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), 75 km (46 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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