A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Namie in Japan on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000dgvn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgvn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.46 km (38 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 12:44:27 / March 7, 2021 @ 12:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 141.673° East, 37.6118° North, depth 60.46 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:44:27 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Watari (c. 36 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Kakuda (c. 33 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Namie (c. 21 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Marumori (c. 16 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Iwanuma, Kakuda, Marumori (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km ENE of Namie, Japan.
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