A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. Event id: us10007cqd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007cqd. Exact location, longitude 141.3438° East, latitude 37.3555° North, depth = 17 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:17:55 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 10:17:55 / November 27, 2016 @ 10:17 am.
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shiroishi, Ōkawara, Iwanuma (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Shiroishi (c. 39 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km ESE of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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