A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Namie in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 11.88 km, 141.4644° East, 37.3168° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.88 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:20:01 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 00:20:01 / November 25, 2016 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007c6s. Unique identifier: us10007c6s.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Nihommatsu (c. 36 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hobaramachi, Motomiya, Yanagawamachi-saiwaichō (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 45 km ESE of Namie, Japan.
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