A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 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). Unique identifier: us10004x6d. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004x6d. Global time and date of event 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 08:44:10 / March 13, 2016 @ 8:44 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:44:10 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.62 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.6788 East, latitude 38.1642 North, depth = 46.62 km.
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 Marumori, Ōkawara, Kakuda. Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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