A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Namie in Japan. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.2155° East, 37.2228° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:16:16 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007drk. Unique identifier: us10007drk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 21:16:16 / November 21, 2016 @ 9:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inawashiro, Ōmiya, Iwanuma. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km SSE of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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