A 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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