A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 18:53:11 / July 1, 2017 @ 6:53 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:53:11 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.37 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095rg. Id of event: us100095rg. Exact location of event, depth 57.37 km, 141.9716° East, 38.5687° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tōno, Rifu, Ōtsuchi.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 60 km ENE of Ishinomaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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