A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Namie in Japan on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 07:57:26 / November 25, 2016 @ 7:57 am. Event id: us10007ec5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ec5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.5423 East, latitude 37.1742 North, depth = 23.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.21 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:57:26 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Funehikimachi-funehiki, Takahagi, Kitaibaraki (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 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 nineteen, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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