A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:22:06 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/09/16 / 2016-09-11 03:22:06 / September 11, 2016 @ 3:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 42.87 km, 141.6746° East, 37.4944° North. Unique identifier: us10006nrq. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006nrq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.87 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kakuda, Watari, Marumori (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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