A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Iwaki in Japan. The temblor was reported at 22:36:07 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 13:36:07 / November 22, 2016 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 141.2132° East, 37.1207° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007dtl. Unique identifier: us10007dtl.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Nihommatsu (c. 36 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Funaishikawa, Daigo, Nihommatsu (min 5000 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 sixty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km ENE of Iwaki, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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