Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km south of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Jan 20, 2016 21:06:49.22
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 46 km depth
20 Jan 12:14 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2016 12:06:49 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Jan 20, 2016 21:06:49.22
Depth: 45.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.961°N / 145.445°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Mashu (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) E of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) E of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) E of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) SE of Mombetsu (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
948 km (589 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||46 km||OFF NEMURO PENINSULA||NIED|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.