A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Ichinohe in Japan. Id of earthquake: us7000bgg5. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgg5. Exact location of event, longitude 141.7196 East, latitude 40.1776 North, depth = 60.43 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:20:19 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 18:20:19 / August 27, 2020 @ 6:20 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 60.43 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Morioka-shi (c. 295 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hanawa (c. 36 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōtsuchi, Shizukuishi, Yamada (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km E of Ichinohe, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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