A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Monday. Exact location, longitude 141.567° East, latitude 38.2437° North, depth = 83.51 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 00:39:57 / November 9, 2020 @ 12:39 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.51 km (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ce8r. Event ids that are associated: us7000ce8r. The temblor was detected at 00:39:57 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōfunato, Shiroishi, Ichinoseki (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 30 km SE of Ishinomaki, Japan.
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