A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Iwaki in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.05 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003uu2. Unique identifier: us70003uu2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/19 / 2019-06-03 17:16:03 / June 3, 2019 @ 5:16 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:16:03 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.8771° East, 37.0513° North, depth 19.05 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Namie, Iwaki. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 88 km E of Iwaki, Japan.
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