A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 07:59:23 / February 14, 2021 @ 7:59 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:59:23 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhjz. Unique identifier: us6000dhjz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.57 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.7484 East, latitude 37.6134 North, depth = 53.57 km.
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Iwanuma, Kakuda, Marumori (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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