A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Namie in Japan. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:26:58 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000dhkk. Event ids that are associated: us6000dhkk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.7752 East, latitude 37.5847 North, depth = 50.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 09:26:58 / February 14, 2021 @ 9:26 am. 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 50.9 km (32 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kakuda, Marumori, Watari. Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 69 km E of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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