A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Namie in Japan on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 21:05:29 / February 10, 2017 @ 9:05 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.6241 East, latitude 37.34 North, depth = 27.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008j1z. Event ids that are associated: us20008j1z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.29 km (17 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:05:29 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Miharu (c. 19 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kakuda, Watari, Miharu (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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