A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 35.07 km, 142.2211° East, 38.3175° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 00:11:52 / November 7, 2019 @ 12:11 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.07 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006bx6. Unique identifier: us60006bx6. The temblor was picked up at 09:11:52 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yamoto, Ishinomaki.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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