A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c811. Unique identifier: us6000c811. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 142.0631° East, 38.1714° North, depth 46.28 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:22:27 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 01:22:27 / October 8, 2020 @ 1:22 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.28 km (29 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shiogama, Wakuya, Matsushima (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Wakuya (c. 18 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Matsushima (c. 16 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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