A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 141.6672 East, latitude 37.6521 North, depth = 64.93 km. Event id: us6000dhj0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhj0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 05:53:54 / February 14, 2021 @ 5:53 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:53:54 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 64.93 km (40 miles).
The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ōkawara (c. 23 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōkawara, Shiogama, Ishinomaki.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 61 km ENE of Namie, Japan.
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