A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.82 km (36 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:21:18 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/06/19 / 2019-06-11 01:21:18 / June 11, 2019 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70003xxf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003xxf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.6469 East, latitude 38.4761 North, depth = 57.82 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kakuda, Tōno, Ōkawara. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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