A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Shizunai in Japan on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004xa6. Id of event: us60004xa6. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:52:51 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/19 / 2019-07-30 06:52:51 / July 30, 2019 @ 6:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 142.0933 East, latitude 42.2413 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Tomakomai (c. 174 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Muroran (c. 96 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chitose (c. 92 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kitahiroshima (c. 62 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Shizunai-furukawachō (c. 22 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Shiraoi (c. 20 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitahiroshima, Muroran, Chitose.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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