A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, near the east coast of Honshu, Japan kilometers (0 miles) from Honshu in Japan. Event id: us7000ddx9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddx9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.47 km (49 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 15:33:29 / February 26, 2021 @ 3:33 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:33:29 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 79.47 km, 141.2496° East, 37.2279° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watari, Daigo, Kakuda. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fukushima-shi (c. 294 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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