Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 83 km northeast of Hachijojima Island, Japan, on Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021 10:14 pm (GMT +9) -

Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 83 km northeast of Hachijojima Island, Japan, on Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021 10:14 pm (GMT +9)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 55 km depth

31 Mar 13:21 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Mar 2021 13:14:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021 10:14 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 55.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.66°N / 140.393°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurose Hole (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
155 km (96 mi) SSE of Tateyama (pop: 50,100) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (120 mi) SSE of Yokosuka (pop: 429,000) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) SSE of Kimitsu (pop: 92,100) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SSE of Kisarazu (pop: 122,500) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) S of Mobara (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSE of Kamakura (pop: 166,000) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSE of Fujisawa (pop: 394,600) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSE of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SSE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) SE of Shizuoka (pop: 701,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NE of Hachijojima Island (pop: 7,520) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 17.3°C (63 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from E
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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