A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.77 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.271 East, latitude 37.285 North, depth = 23.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us600051tc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600051tc. The temblor was detected at 21:10:45 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/19 / 2019-08-07 12:10:45 / August 7, 2019 @ 12:10 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitachi, Watari, Kakuda (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km SE of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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