A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Namie in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:01:53 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 06:01:53 / February 19, 2017 @ 6:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.15 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.8952° East, 37.7368° North, depth 57.15 km. Unique identifier: us20008krj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008krj.
The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ishinomaki, Namie (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 83 km ENE of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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