A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Namie in Japan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007bd8. Event ids that are associated: us10007bd8. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 08:49:41 / November 22, 2016 @ 8:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 8.66 km, 141.4544° East, 37.3141° North. The temblor was reported at 17:49:41 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.66 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hobaramachi, Watari, Yanagawamachi-saiwaichō (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nihommatsu (c. 36 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 44 km ESE of Namie, Japan.
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