A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008iyx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008iyx. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 20:25:31 / January 28, 2017 @ 8:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 141.7832° East, 38.2743° North, depth 41.39 km. The temblor was detected at 05:25:31 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.39 km (26 miles).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ichinoseki, Ōfunato, Watari (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 45 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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