A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Namie in Japan. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj64. Id of event: us6000dj64. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.34 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:01:06 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 141.7186° East, latitude 37.6619° North, depth = 60.34 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 19:01:06 / February 19, 2021 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ōkawara, Yamoto, Shiogama. Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Yamoto (c. 32 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ōkawara (c. 23 300 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 twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days seventy-seven 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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