A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098r2. Id of event: us100098r2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.49 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 08:02:52 / July 11, 2017 @ 8:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:02:52 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.2507 East, latitude 38.2713 North, depth = 40.49 km.
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yamoto, Ishinomaki (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 84 km E of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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