A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Namie in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 141.2037 East, latitude 37.2262 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/02/19 / 2019-02-10 01:30:12 / February 10, 2019 @ 1:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:30:12 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us2000jnh3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jnh3.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Daigo, Kakuda, Yanagawamachi-saiwaichō. Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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