A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Yamada in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 55.02 km, 142.7645° East, 39.2224° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.02 km (34 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007q5f. Unique identifier: us70007q5f. The temblor was detected at 13:14:01 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 03:14:01 / February 8, 2020 @ 3:14 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōfunato, Miyako, Kamaishi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ōtsuchi (c. 16 500 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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