A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Ishige in Japan on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 04:21:59 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007c6p. Unique identifier: us60007c6p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.86 km (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.9155 East, latitude 36.1253 North, depth = 63.86 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 19:21:59 / January 7, 2020 @ 7:21 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kuroiso, Annaka, Hasaki. Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Tokyo (c. 8 336 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yokohama (c. 3 574 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kawasaki (c. 1 306 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Saitama (c. 1 193 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Yono (c. 1 077 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km WNW of Ishige, Japan.
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