A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Hasaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 23:09:27 / November 19, 2016 @ 11:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.14 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007dmw. Unique identifier: us10007dmw. The temblor was picked up at 08:09:27 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 141.0613° East, latitude 35.844° North, depth = 43.14 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ōhara, Shiroi, Chiba. Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Chiba (c. 919 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sakura (c. 182 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Narita (c. 100 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km ENE of Hasaki, Japan.
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