Mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 20 km southeast of Kasakai-jima Island, Japan, on Jul 26, 2016 05:36:08.81
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 56 km depth
25 Jul 20:43 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Jul 26, 2016 05:36:08.81
Depth: 55.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.308°N / 141.777°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ESE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) ESE of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) E of Matsushima (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) E of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) E of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) E of Tomiya (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) E of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SE of Kasakai-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) E of Mahanashi-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||56 km||E OFF MIYAGI PREF||NIED|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.