A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 01:04:21 / July 1, 2019 @ 1:04 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700047ud. Id of event: us700047ud. Exact location, longitude 141.8562° East, latitude 38.2332° North, depth = 47.21 km. The temblor was detected at 10:04:21 / 10:04 am (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 47.21 km (29 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ōfunato, Watari, Iwanuma.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 52 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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