A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Ofunato in Japan. Id of earthquake: us10008x44. Event ids that are associated: us10008x44. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.52 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 16:45:49 / May 26, 2017 @ 4:45 pm. Exact location, longitude 142.3874° East, latitude 38.5405° North, depth = 46.52 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:45:49 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōfunato (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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