A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 13:34:40 / November 22, 2016 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 141.3561 East, latitude 37.247 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:34:40 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10007beq. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007beq.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watari, Fukushima-shi, Kakuda. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km SE of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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