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Big quake in Japan, no tsunami alert!

Sat, 13 Feb 2021, 14:29
14:29 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
According to the U.S. Tsunami Warning System, there is no threat of a tsunami from today's magnitude 7.2 earthquake in the Pacific 89 km southeast of Sendai, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
We hope that they are right as earthquakes of this size can trigger tsunamis. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency JMA, no tsunami should be expected either, only slight changes in sea level.

It is interesting to note that today's quake occurred in almost the same location as the catastrophic Tohoku earthquake from 11 March 2011. In fact, it is likely a late aftershock.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 13 Feb 2021 11:07 pm (GMT +9) local time (13 Feb 2021 14:07 GMT)
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 59.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.73°N / 141.62°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Primary data source: GFZ

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Sat, 13 Feb 2021, 14:27
7.2 quake 13 Feb 11:07 pm (GMT +9)
the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported a magnitude 7.2 quake in Japan near Sendai, Sendai Shi, Miyagi, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit late at night on Saturday 13 February 2021 at 11:07 pm local time at a moderately shallow depth of 59 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... read all
Sat, 13 Feb 2021, 14:11
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Sat, 13 Feb 2021, 13:33
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Sat, 13 Feb 2021, 13:28
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A magnitude 5.4 earthquake near Akhiok, Kodiak Island County, Alaska, USA, was reported only 9 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 39 miles beneath the epicenter early morning on Saturday 13 February 2021 at 4:08 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... read all

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