A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Murakami in Japan. Unique identifier: us700048ek. Ids that are associated to the event: us700048ek. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 13:41:22 / June 18, 2019 @ 1:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:41:22 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 139.3022 East, latitude 38.522 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Niigata-shi (c. 505 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Sakata (c. 100 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tsuruoka (c. 99 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Shibata (c. 80 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Niitsu-honchō (c. 65 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Sagae (c. 43 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kaminoyama, Maki, Muramatsu. Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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