A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.05 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 14:51:05 / February 13, 2021 @ 2:51 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 141.5051 East, latitude 37.6301 North, depth = 52.05 km. The temblor was detected at 14:51:05 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000djdd. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000djdd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kōriyama, Tomiya, Motomiya (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 47 km ENE of Namie, Japan.
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