A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 21:50:56 / November 21, 2016 @ 9:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.6021 East, latitude 37.3028 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 06:50:56 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007b8y. Id of event: us10007b8y.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Takahagi, Marumori, Miharu. Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Miharu (c. 19 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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