Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 10.7 km north of Ōbu, Obu, Aichi, Japan, on Sunday, Dec 20, 2020 at 6:48 pm (GMT +9)
Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 44 km depth
20 Dec 09:55 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||Dec 20, 2020 09:48:37 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter||Sunday, Dec 20, 2020 at 6:48 pm (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||35.113°N / 136.936°E (Nagoya, Aichi, Japan)|
|Antipode||35.113°S / 43.064°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Ontake-san (99 km / 62 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||8 km (5 mi) SSE of Nagoya (pop: 2,191,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
11 km (7 mi) N of Ōbu (pop: 77,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Kariya (pop: 139,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (10 mi) SSW of Kasugai (pop: 298,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (10 mi) NW of Chiryū (pop: 67,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
19 km (12 mi) S of Komaki (pop: 151,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) W of Toyota (pop: 362,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (12 mi) SW of Seto (pop: 134,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) SE of Inazawa (pop: 102,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
258 km (160 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Scattered Clouds 4.8°C (41 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from WNW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.5||44 km||CENTRAL AICHI PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.