A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Namie in Japan. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 16:03:57 / January 22, 2021 @ 4:03 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.68 km (20 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:03:57 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.5884 East, latitude 37.3198 North, depth = 31.68 km. Id of earthquake: us7000d2ew. Event ids that are associated: us7000d2ew.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miharu, Marumori, Kitaibaraki. Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Funehikimachi-funehiki (c. 23 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Miharu (c. 19 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 55 km ESE of Namie, Japan.
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