A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Hitachi in Japan on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/11/19 / 2019-11-12 12:55:38 / November 12, 2019 @ 12:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:55:38 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.54 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60006aml. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006aml. Exact location of earthquake, 141.0606° East, 36.5098° North, depth 35.54 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Asahi, Naka, Ami (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mito-shi (c. 246 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tsukuba (c. 175 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Hitachi-Naka (c. 156 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Katsuta (c. 156 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Katori-shi (c. 83 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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