A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Namie in Japan on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007czp. Event ids that are associated: us10007czp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.547 East, latitude 37.2656 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 08:46:08 / November 28, 2016 @ 8:46 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:46:08 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Takahagi, Miharu, Kitaibaraki. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (39 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Miharu (c. 19 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 54 km ESE of Namie, Japan.
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