A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.68 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:02:44 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us700062h2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700062h2. Exact location of event, depth 32.68 km, 141.7276° East, 37.3289° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/19 / 2019-11-03 05:02:44 / November 3, 2019 @ 5:02 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iwaki, Namie. Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 66 km ESE of Namie, Japan.
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