A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 118 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan (73 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 03:32:16 / April 2, 2017 @ 3:32 am. Event id: us10008dvz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dvz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 18.33 km, 142.5532° East, 38.0102° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.33 km (11 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:32:16 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter).
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. 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 sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 118 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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