A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Iwaki in Japan. Id of earthquake: us10007drp. Event ids that are associated: us10007drp. The temblor was reported at 06:42:37 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 21:42:37 / November 21, 2016 @ 9:42 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.4529 East, latitude 37.1374 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Nihommatsu (c. 36 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nihommatsu, Motomiya, Kōriyama (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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