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Major earthquake 7.1 mag, 74 km ENE of Namie, Japan

Earthquake location 37.7S, 141.8WA major earthquake with magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Namie in Japan. Unique identifier: at00qoh0l1. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qoh0l1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Namie in Japan (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 14:07:52 / February 13, 2021 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:07:52 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 141.8° East, 37.7° North, depth 58 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tendō, Kaminoyama, Yamagata-shi (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 103 km (64 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 109 km (67 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 129 km (80 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 140 km (87 miles) from Yamagata-shi (c. 254 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 133 km (83 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop).

Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km ENE of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.8° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74 km ENE of Namie, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-13 14:07:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-13 14:20:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status REVIEWED Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 776 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 152 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.921321 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35.99999712 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00qoh0l1 Id of event.
Event Code 00qoh0l1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00qoh0l1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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