A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kainan in Japan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 15:26:03 / March 14, 2021 @ 3:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 135.2031° East, latitude 34.0358° North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000djb8. Unique identifier: us7000djb8. The temblor was detected at 15:26:03 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Himeji, Takatsuki, Wakimachi (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Ōsaka-shi (c. 2 592 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kobe (c. 1 528 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sakai (c. 782 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Himeji (c. 481 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nishinomiya-hama (c. 468 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Amagasaki (c. 442 200 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Hirakata (c. 406 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km S of Kainan, Japan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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