A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 07:26:47 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lhf. Id of event: us20009lhf. Exact location, longitude 141.4951° East, latitude 37.3024° North, depth = 27.99 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.99 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 22:26:47 / June 3, 2017 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Miharu (c. 19 700 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miharu, Kitaibaraki, Funehikimachi-funehiki.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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