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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 57 km ENE of Namie, Japan

Earthquake location 37.639S, 141.6213WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:41:00 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 141.6213° East, latitude 37.639° North, depth = 57 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 10:41:00 / February 14, 2021 @ 10:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djfc. Unique identifier: us6000djfc.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yanagawamachi-saiwaichō, Iwaki, Shiogama.

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 57 km ENE of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 141.6213° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.639° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57 km ENE of Namie, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-14 10:41:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-28 05:41:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.939 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000djfc Id of event.
Event Code 6000djfc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000djfc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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