A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Namie in Japan on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.5258° East, 37.2723° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 15:04:51 / November 22, 2016 @ 3:04 pm. Unique identifier: us10007dtp. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007dtp. The temblor was picked up at 00:04:51 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sukagawa, Marumori, Ishikawa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Miharu (c. 19 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km ESE of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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