A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Namie in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.6411° East, 37.519° North, depth 47.3 km. The temblor was reported at 09:26:21 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 00:26:21 / November 2, 2017 @ 12:26 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bfar. Id of event: us2000bfar. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.3 km (29 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 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), 92 km (57 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iwanuma, Funehikimachi-funehiki, Kakuda.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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