A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. Unique identifier: us1000d4f1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4f1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 20:40:56 / March 14, 2018 @ 8:40 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:40:56 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.9017° East, 38.2704° North, depth 45.42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.42 km (28 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watari, Iwanuma, Ōfunato.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 55 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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