A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. Id of earthquake: us1000hg2q. Event ids that are associated: us1000hg2q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:06:21 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 141.777° East, 38.3475° North, depth 44.25 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 11:06:21 / October 23, 2018 @ 11:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.25 km (27 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kakuda, Ōkawara, Watari (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one 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 quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 42 km E of Ishinomaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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