A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. Event id: us6000dhjm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhjm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.22 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:31:49 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 38.22 km, 141.5004° East, 37.4828° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 07:31:49 / February 14, 2021 @ 7:31 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Matsushima, Ishinomaki, Rifu (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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