A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Yonezawa in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007nac. Id of event: us70007nac. Exact location of earthquake, 140.2131° East, 37.8626° North, depth 105.36 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.36 km (65 miles). Global time and date of event 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 19:14:33 / February 11, 2020 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:14:33 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Niitsu-honchō, Muramatsu, Matsushima. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Yonezawa (c. 94 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Shibata (c. 80 800 pop).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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