A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Marumori in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hc24. Unique identifier: us2000hc24. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:27:30 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.41 km (41 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 19:27:30 / September 10, 2018 @ 7:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.1211 East, latitude 37.8122 North, depth = 65.41 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inawashiro, Tendō, Yonezawa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 33 km ESE of Marumori, Japan.
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