A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Namie in Japan on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 10:37:19 / February 12, 2020 @ 10:37 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 80.7 km (50 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:37:19 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.304 East, latitude 37.2946 North, depth = 80.7 km. Event id: us70007nqa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007nqa.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Daigo, Shiroishi, Iwanuma.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 34 km SE of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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