A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Iwaki in Japan on Thursday. Event id: us20009q3u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009q3u. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:44:36 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 141.6814° East, latitude 36.9965° North, depth = 45.73 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 15:44:36 / June 28, 2017 @ 3:44 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.73 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Takahagi, Kitaibaraki, Namie.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 71 km E of Iwaki, Japan.
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