A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Namie in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005ew9. Unique identifier: us70005ew9. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 16:44:48 / September 11, 2019 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:44:48 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 48.8 km, 141.6521° East, 37.8017° North. 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 48.8 km (30 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Shiroishi (c. 39 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shiroishi, Yanagawamachi-saiwaichō, Sendai-shi. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km ENE of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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