A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Kamaishi in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.24 km (30 miles). Event id: us6000dhgd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhgd. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:25:28 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.4521 East, latitude 39.1271 North, depth = 48.24 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 18:25:28 / February 13, 2021 @ 6:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tōno, Miyako, Ōfunato (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Miyako (c. 51 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kamaishi (c. 43 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ōfunato (c. 35 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tōno (c. 26 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Yamada (c. 20 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ōtsuchi (c. 16 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km ESE of Kamaishi, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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