A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 13:16:14 / November 6, 2019 @ 1:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.12 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.8649 East, latitude 38.3096 North, depth = 38.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:16:14 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700063x7. Ids that are associated to the event: us700063x7.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iwanuma, Sendai, Sendai-shi (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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