A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 00:17:02 / July 25, 2020 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event id: us6000b6n8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6n8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.3274 East, latitude 38.3971 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 00:17:02 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōfunato, Ishinomaki. The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 89 km E of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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