Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 80 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 3:09 am (GMT +9) -

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 7.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 88 km southeast of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, 13 Feb 2021 11:07 pm (GMT +9), which followed after 1 day 20 hours.
Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 80 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 3:09 am (GMT +9)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 34 km depth

11 Feb 18:16 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Feb 2021 18:09:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 12 Feb 2021 3:09 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 34.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.645°N / 142.173°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) SE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ENE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ENE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) ENE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
395 km (246 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 3.7°C (39 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 10 m/s (20 kts) from NW
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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2.734 kmE OFF MIYAGI PREF, JapanNIED

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