A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Namie in Japan. Event id: us2000a1t3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1t3. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:16:43 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9945 East, latitude 37.4571 North, depth = 28.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.3 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 13:16:43 / July 23, 2017 @ 1:16 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Namie (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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