A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 120 km SE of Ishinomaki, Japan (75 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 16:48:14 / May 7, 2020 @ 4:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.78 km (14 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:48:14 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009g1q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009g1q. Exact location, longitude 142.3587° East, latitude 37.7305° North, depth = 22.78 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 120 km SE of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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