A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.03 km (27 miles). Unique identifier: us600089b7. Ids that are associated to the event: us600089b7. The temblor was detected at 02:58:58 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 141.9374° East, 37.4571° North, depth 44.03 km. Global time and date of event 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 17:58:58 / February 25, 2020 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Namie.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 82 km E of Namie, Japan.
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