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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Ishinomaki in Japan

Earthquake location 38.3914S, 142.2432WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/19 / 2019-11-02 15:33:40 / November 2, 2019 @ 3:33 pm. Event id: us700062bq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700062bq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.79 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:33:40 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.2432 East, latitude 38.3914 North, depth = 20.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yamoto, Ōfunato, Ishinomaki (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 82 km E of Ishinomaki, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.2432° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3914° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km E of Ishinomaki, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-02 15:33:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-02 16:02:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.259 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700062bq Id of event.
Event Code 700062bq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700062bq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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