Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - 宮城県沖 (Off Miyagi Pref.) on Thu, 25 Apr 2013 19:54:40 JST
Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 34 km depth
26 Apr 10:18 UTC: First to report: JMA after 23 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 19:54:40 JST
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.865°N / 142.4383°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (143 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) SE of Ōfunato (Ofunato) (pop: 35,400)
67 km (42 mi) SE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100)
73 km (45 mi) SE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500)
79 km (49 mi) SE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100)
93 km (58 mi) SE of Tōno (pop: 26,800)
97 km (60 mi) SE of Miyako (pop: 51,700)
429 km (266 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: JMA
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.7||34 km||宮城県沖 (Off Miyagi pref.)||JMA|
User reports for this quake
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