A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Iwaki in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/19 / 2019-02-03 01:01:15 / February 3, 2019 @ 1:01 am. Exact location of event, depth 55.59 km, 141.2472° East, 37.0898° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.59 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:01:15 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000jckw. Event ids that are associated: us2000jckw.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Katsuta, Marumori, Fukushima-shi (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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