A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Misawa in Japan on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 11:31:35 / February 26, 2021 @ 11:31 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:31:35 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.69 km (40 miles). Exact location of event, depth 63.69 km, 142.0725° East, 41.0479° North. Id of earthquake: us7000ddv8. Event ids that are associated: us7000ddv8.
The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Hachinohe (c. 239 000 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Mutsu (c. 49 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Misawa (c. 42 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hachinohe, Mutsu, Misawa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 70 km NE of Misawa, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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