A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Namie in Japan. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.94 km (37 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 10:18:31 / February 26, 2021 @ 10:18 am. Exact location of event, depth 59.94 km, 141.5746° East, 37.6443° North. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:18:31 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddv1. Id of event: us7000ddv1.
Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shiroishi, Sendai-shi, Matsushima (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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