A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Namie in Japan. Global time and date of event 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 09:36:36 / November 23, 2016 @ 9:36 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:36:36 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10007bqx. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007bqx. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.5726° East, 37.3643° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watari, Kakuda, Kitaibaraki (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Miharu (c. 19 700 pop). Nearby 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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 52 km ESE of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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