Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake 34 km northeast of Iwaki, Japan
Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 09:4509:45 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 10 minutes ago, a 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck near Iwaki, Iwaki-shi, Fukushima, Japan. The tremor was recorded early evening on Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 6:25 pm local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 62.9 km below the surface.
4.1 quake 27 Jan 6:25 pm (GMT +9)
The event was filed by NIED, the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Namie (pop. 21,900) located 19 km from the epicenter, Iwaki (pop. 357,300) 34 km away, Sukagawa (pop. 68,800) 61 km away, Kōriyama (pop. 340,600) 61 km away, Motomiya (pop. 22,700) 63 km away, Nihommatsu (pop. 36,300) 63 km away, Kitaibaraki (pop. 50,800) 66 km away, Takahagi (pop. 33,600) 74 km away, and Kakuda (pop. 33,200) 77 km away.
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Date & time: 27 Jan 2021 6:25 pm (GMT +9) local time (27 Jan 2021 09:25 GMT)
Depth: 62.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.32°N / 141.07°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Primary data source: NIED
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