A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Namie in Japan on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.67 km (8 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:03:58 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 12.67 km, 141.4231° East, 37.2304° North. Event id: us10007bew. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007bew. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 14:03:58 / November 22, 2016 @ 2:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watari, Fukushima-shi, Hobaramachi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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