A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Kitaibaraki in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.4 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:56:47 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/15 / 2015-09-22 08:56:47 / September 22, 2015 @ 8:56 am. Id of earthquake: us10003lcb. Event ids that are associated: us10003lcb. Exact location of event, depth 15.4 km, 141.0042° East, 36.779° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ujiie, Kōriyama, Mashiko (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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: 22 km E of Kitaibaraki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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