A major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Namie in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9923 East, latitude 37.6856 North, depth = 54 km. Global time and date of event 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 14:07:49 / February 13, 2021 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:07:49 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Namie in Japan (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dher. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qoh0l1, us6000dher, pt21044000.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Motomiya, Nihommatsu, Miharu (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 117 km (73 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 134 km (83 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 125 km (78 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 90 km ENE of Namie, Japan.
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