A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Iwaki in Japan on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us20005hpe. Event ids that are associated: us20005hpe. The temblor was reported at 13:46:39 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 04:46:39 / April 13, 2016 @ 4:46 am. Exact location, longitude 141.9577° East, latitude 37.0921° North, depth = 22.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.51 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iwaki, Namie (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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