A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Namie in Japan on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 141.6912° East, 37.5491° North, depth 40.01 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.01 km (25 miles). Global time and date of event 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 03:33:52 / December 7, 2019 @ 3:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006nf4. Id of event: us60006nf4. The temblor was detected at 12:33:52 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Funehikimachi-funehiki, Iwanuma, Kakuda (min 5000 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 one and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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