A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Namie in Japan on Thursday. Unique identifier: us10008j1y. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008j1y. Exact location of earthquake, 141.8829° East, 37.2719° North, depth 12.32 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.32 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:15:30 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 17:15:30 / April 19, 2017 @ 5:15 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iwaki, Namie.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km ESE of Namie, Japan.
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