A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Namie in Japan on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 17:29:06 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 08:29:06 / November 25, 2016 @ 8:29 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10007ec7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ec7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.18 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.8987° East, 37.5527° North, depth 30.18 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitakata, Yamagata-shi, Rifu. Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km NW of Namie, Japan.
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