A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km E of Ishinomaki, Japan (63 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.27 km (26 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:55:10 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 00:55:10 / August 20, 2017 @ 12:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, 142.4695° East, 38.3629° North, depth 41.27 km. Unique identifier: us2000abbj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000abbj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 102 km E of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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