A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Miyako in Japan. Id of earthquake: us600050kx. Event ids that are associated: us600050kx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.2221 East, latitude 39.6933 North, depth = 59.04 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.04 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/19 / 2019-08-04 17:11:55 / August 4, 2019 @ 5:11 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:11:55 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morioka-shi, Ōfunato, Tōno (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tōno (c. 26 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km ENE of Miyako, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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