A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.9 km (37 miles). Global time and date of event 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 12:43:00 / February 18, 2021 @ 12:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.6489 East, latitude 37.5936 North, depth = 59.9 km. The temblor was reported at 12:43:00 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dinf. Unique identifier: us6000dinf.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iwaki, Iwanuma, Kakuda. Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km ENE of Namie, Japan.
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