A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.2 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/19 / 2019-11-25 01:41:04 / November 25, 2019 @ 1:41 am. The temblor was reported at 10:41:04 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006fk2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006fk2. Exact location of event, depth 66.2 km, 141.7518° East, 37.9558° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kogota, Ōkawara, Tomiya (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km SE of Ishinomaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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