A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Namie in Japan on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 22:17:16 / November 21, 2016 @ 10:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.5343 East, latitude 37.1857 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10007b96. Event ids that are associated: us10007b96. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:17:16 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Takahagi, Funehikimachi-funehiki, Kitaibaraki. Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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