A 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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