A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:41:27 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003gj5. Unique identifier: us70003gj5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/05/19 / 2019-05-04 02:41:27 / May 4, 2019 @ 2:41 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.8812 East, latitude 38.4158 North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watari, Iwanuma, Kamaishi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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