A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Ishinomaki in Japan on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000di6z. Id of event: us6000di6z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.97 km (28 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:07:22 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 141.938 East, latitude 38.3501 North, depth = 44.97 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 22:07:22 / February 16, 2021 @ 10:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sendai, Ichinoseki, Sendai-shi. Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Furukawa (c. 76 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ichinoseki (c. 63 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km E of Ishinomaki, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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