A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Namie in Japan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009q1d. Event ids that are associated: us20009q1d. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.32 km (23 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 141.4916° East, 37.2335° North, depth 37.32 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 00:52:42 / June 21, 2017 @ 12:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:52:42 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Takahagi, Funehikimachi-funehiki, Kitaibaraki (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km ESE of Namie, Japan.
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