A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Namie in Japan on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 141.6579° East, 37.6252° North, depth 59.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 14:36:42 / February 13, 2021 @ 2:36 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.83 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:36:42 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dhey. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhey.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shiroishi, Hobaramachi, Sendai-shi (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Shiroishi (c. 39 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 60 km ENE of Namie, Japan.
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