A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Namie in Japan. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:26:28 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.09 km, 141.5227° East, 37.4176° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/17 / 2017-01-13 20:26:28 / January 13, 2017 @ 8:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.09 km (22 miles). Event id: us10007vte. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vte.
The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watari, Kakuda, Marumori (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 46 km E of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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