A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Namie in Japan on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dhg1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhg1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.51 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:32:58 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 16:32:58 / February 13, 2021 @ 4:32 pm. Exact location of event, depth 56.51 km, 141.7406° East, 37.7166° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Matsushima, Yamoto, Shiogama. Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop). Close 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 seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km ENE of Namie, Japan.
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