A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Namie in Japan on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 141.703° East, 37.797° North, depth 52.01 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.01 km (32 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 16:14:41 / February 13, 2021 @ 4:14 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhfs. Id of event: us6000dhfs. The temblor was detected at 16:14:41 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sendai-shi, Ōkawara, Sendai (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 71 km ENE of Namie, Japan.
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