A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ichinoseki in Japan on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 12:33:48 / December 22, 2019 @ 12:33 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70006ptd. Event ids that are associated: us70006ptd. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:33:48 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.83 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 140.834 East, latitude 39.0115 North, depth = 42.83 km.
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sakata (c. 100 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tsuruoka (c. 99 800 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yamagata-shi, Kamaishi, Tsuruoka.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km WNW of Ichinoseki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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