A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. Event id: us1000hbuc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hbuc. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:30:28 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). 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 45.84 km (28 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.7507 East, latitude 38.321 North, depth = 45.84 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/18 / 2018-10-14 00:30:28 / October 14, 2018 @ 12:30 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marumori, Kakuda, Ōkawara (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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