A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10007dtn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007dtn. The temblor was detected at 23:14:29 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.5297 East, latitude 37.3099 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 14:14:29 / November 22, 2016 @ 2:14 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Miharu (c. 19 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kakuda, Takahagi, Ishikawa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-five, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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