A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Sunday. 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: 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 19:35:45 / October 3, 2015 @ 7:35 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003k22. Unique identifier: us10003k22. Exact location of event, longitude 141.9644 East, latitude 38.2032 North, depth = 45.47 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:35:45 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.47 km (28 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kogota, Rifu, Shiogama (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Rifu (c. 35 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kogota (c. 19 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Wakuya (c. 18 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
How would you describe the shaking?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2015 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.