A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Ōfunato in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aqbt. Id of event: us7000aqbt. Exact location, longitude 141.7045° East, latitude 38.9259° North, depth = 81.49 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 13:11:57 / July 11, 2020 @ 1:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.49 km (51 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:11:57 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kitakami (c. 93 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hanamaki (c. 73 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mizusawa (c. 61 300 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tomiya, Rifu, Shiogama (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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