A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 09:13:34 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008f5d. Id of event: us60008f5d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 00:13:34 / March 10, 2020 @ 12:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 142.0393 East, latitude 38.4076 North, depth = 48.54 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.54 km (30 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rifu, Shiogama, Kogota (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Rifu (c. 35 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kogota (c. 19 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km E of Ishinomaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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