A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Iwaki in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blsg. Id of event: us7000blsg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.677 East, latitude 36.6566 North, depth = 29.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:30:38 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.33 km (18 miles). Global time and date of event 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 03:30:38 / September 7, 2020 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hitachi, Takahagi, Kitaibaraki (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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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