A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kakuda in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.92 km (66 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004pif. Id of event: us70004pif. Global time and date of event 20/07/19 / 2019-07-20 03:56:32 / July 20, 2019 @ 3:56 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:56:32 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.7623° East, 37.9513° North, depth 105.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishikawa, Kitakata, Sukagawa (min 5000 pop). Close 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-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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