A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Namie in Japan. The temblor was reported at 17:50:51 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 17:50:51 / July 8, 2020 @ 5:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 141.5508° East, 37.717° North, depth 35 km. Unique identifier: us7000ak9g. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ak9g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iwaki, Tomiya, Funehikimachi-funehiki (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 55 km ENE of Namie, Japan.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.