A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Namie in Japan. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 14:36:06 / March 8, 2021 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 141.6467° East, 37.7803° North, depth 59.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.19 km (37 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:36:06 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dh3t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dh3t.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hobaramachi, Wakuya, Tomiya. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Sendai (c. 1 063 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sendai-shi (c. 1 063 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ishinomaki (c. 117 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Shiogama (c. 59 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tomiya (c. 42 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Iwanuma (c. 42 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Shiroishi (c. 39 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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