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Major earthquake, 7.1 mag has occurred near Namie in Japan

Earthquake location 37.7S, 141.8WA major earthquake magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Namie in Japan. A tsunami warning has been issued near Namie in Japan (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58 km (36 miles). Event id: pt21044000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt21044000. Exact location, longitude 141.8° East, latitude 37.7° North, depth = 58 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 14:07:00 / February 13, 2021 @ 2:07 pm. The 7.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:07:00 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tendō, Kaminoyama, Yamagata-shi.

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 74 km ENE of Namie, Japan.

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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 14:07:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-13 14:19:38 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 pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165.599986752 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 pt21044000 Id of event.
Event Code 21044000 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt21044000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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