A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Namie in Japan. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 141.9648 East, latitude 37.7358 North, depth = 51.43 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ddyy. Event ids that are associated: us7000ddyy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:03:48 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 17:03:48 / February 26, 2021 @ 5:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.43 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishinomaki, Namie (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km ENE of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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