Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Yoshino-gun, Nara, 22 km north of Owase, Mie, Japan, on Thursday, 24 Dec 2020 2:55 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Yoshino-gun, Nara, 22 km north of Owase, Mie, Japan, on Thursday, 24 Dec 2020 2:55 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 29 km depth

23 Dec 18:02 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Dec 2020 17:55:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 24 Dec 2020 2:55 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 28.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.254°N / 136.125°E (Yoshino-gun, Nara, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Haku-san (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Owase (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SE of Sakurai (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Gojō (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) S of Nabari (pop: 88,100) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SE of Kashihara-shi (pop: 124,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Gose (pop: 32,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SE of Tenri (pop: 71,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Nara (pop: 367,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SE of Osaka (Ōsaka) (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds -2.6°C (27 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.729 kmSOUTHERN MIE PREF, JapanNIED
3.730 kmWESTERN HONSHU, JAPANEMSC

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