A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 142.0289 East, latitude 37.4039 North, depth = 34.89 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 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 06:03:15 / October 6, 2019 @ 6:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.89 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005r81. Id of event: us70005r81. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:03:15 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Namie (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 91 km E of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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