A 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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