A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Namie in Japan on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009855. Id of event: us10009855. Exact location of event, depth 41.62 km, 141.5877° East, 37.4727° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 11:48:53 / July 8, 2017 @ 11:48 am. The temblor was detected at 20:48:53 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.62 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Yanagawamachi-saiwaichō (c. 20 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miharu, Yanagawamachi-saiwaichō, Iwanuma (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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