A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Namie in Japan. Unique identifier: us7000ddsn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddsn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.95 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 04:04:24 / February 26, 2021 @ 4:04 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:04:24 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 141.6216° East, 37.6007° North, depth 57.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hobaramachi, Ishinomaki, Shiogama (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Hobaramachi (c. 24 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 ENE of Namie, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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