A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Namie in Japan. Exact location of event, longitude 141.472 East, latitude 37.4274 North, depth = 39.1 km. Event id: us60009du4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009du4. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.1 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 10:31:02 / April 28, 2020 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:31:02 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nihommatsu, Iwanuma, Hobaramachi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Nihommatsu (c. 36 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Hobaramachi (c. 24 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 42 km E of Namie, Japan.
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