A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.72 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 10:54:01 / January 13, 2019 @ 10:54 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:54:01 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 41.72 km, 141.1882° East, 37.3188° North. Event id: us1000is3c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000is3c.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitachi, Iwanuma, Shiroishi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km SE of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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