A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Namie in Japan on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:22:36 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.58 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dk87. Id of event: us6000dk87. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 21:22:36 / February 22, 2021 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 141.5011° East, 37.6134° North, depth 50.58 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nihommatsu, Yamoto, Matsushima (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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