A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Ofunato in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i6rv. Id of event: us2000i6rv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.23 km (36 miles). Global time and date of event 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 18:02:41 / November 4, 2018 @ 6:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:02:41 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.9315 East, latitude 38.7402 North, depth = 57.23 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rifu, Kitakami, Shiogama (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 41 km SSE of Ofunato, Japan.
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