A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.72 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.5267 East, latitude 37.1996 North, depth = 40.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:25:43 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70004lf6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004lf6. Global time and date of event 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 15:25:43 / July 16, 2019 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miharu, Ishikawa, Takahagi. Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Miharu (c. 19 700 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Ishikawa (c. 18 800 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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