A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Monday. Id of earthquake: us70005rdf. Event ids that are associated: us70005rdf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9571 East, latitude 38.2774 North, depth = 54.8 km. Global time and date of event 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 18:00:45 / October 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.8 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:00:45 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sendai-shi, Tomiya, Furukawa. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty 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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