A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 165 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan (103 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.2 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 143.0419° East, 37.8441° North, depth 11.2 km. Event id: us10005br8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005br8. The temblor was detected at 05:33:27 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 19:33:27 / April 26, 2016 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 165 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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