A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 215 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan (134 miles). Global time and date of event 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 02:50:09 / May 5, 2019 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 144.021° East, 38.2881° North. Unique identifier: us70003l19. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003l19. The temblor was detected at 12:50:09 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 215 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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