A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.11 km (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.3491 East, latitude 37.319 North, depth = 38.11 km. Event id: us10008qmy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008qmy. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 22:28:01 / May 8, 2017 @ 10:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:28:01 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fukushima-shi, Watari, Hobaramachi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six 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 earthquakes in the world.
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