A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Namie in Japan on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 02:57:44 / March 28, 2016 @ 2:57 am. Exact location of event, depth 30.13 km, 141.9941° East, 37.2783° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005dxi. Id of event: us20005dxi. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.13 km (19 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:57:44 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Namie. Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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