A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.94 km (26 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:31:23 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 15:31:23 / September 10, 2017 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000artt. Event ids that are associated: us2000artt. Exact location, longitude 141.9272° East, latitude 37.8866° North, depth = 41.94 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Namie, Matsushima, Shiogama (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Matsushima (c. 16 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty 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.
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