A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (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). The temblor was detected at 09:47:11 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.08 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.4909 East, latitude 37.4149 North, depth = 15.08 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007bac. Unique identifier: us10007bac. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 00:47:11 / November 22, 2016 @ 12:47 am.
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nihommatsu (c. 36 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hobaramachi (c. 24 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kitaibaraki, Nihommatsu, Iwanuma.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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