A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Namie in Japan. Id of earthquake: us10007vkl. Event ids that are associated: us10007vkl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.4 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.5749° East, 37.4415° North, depth 15.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:54:36 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). 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: 10/01/17 / 2017-01-10 21:54:36 / January 10, 2017 @ 9:54 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marumori, Funehikimachi-funehiki, Iwaki (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km E of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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