A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Hachinohe in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/19 / 2019-06-27 19:29:45 / June 27, 2019 @ 7:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000466b. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000466b. Exact location of event, depth 54.75 km, 142.2482° East, 40.2282° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.75 km (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:29:45 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Misawa, Yamada, Ichinohe. The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ichinohe (c. 15 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km ESE of Hachinohe, Japan.
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