A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.03 km (35 miles). Event id: us70003bwi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003bwi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 57.03 km, 141.6835° East, 38.4903° North. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:00:01 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/04/19 / 2019-04-25 12:00:01 / April 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōkawara, Tōno, Kamaishi (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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