A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.6421° East, 38.0927° North, depth 57.42 km. The temblor was detected at 03:00:03 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700036fh. Ids that are associated to the event: us700036fh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/19 / 2019-04-07 18:00:03 / April 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.42 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shiroishi, Namie, Furukawa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km SE of Ishinomaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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