Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 19 km south of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Sunday, 11 Apr 2021 3:39 pm (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 19 km south of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Sunday, 11 Apr 2021 3:39 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 51 km depth

11 Apr 06:47 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Update Sun, 11 Apr 2021, 06:51
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.2 just reported 19 km south of Nemuro, Japan
4.2 quake 11 Apr 3:39 pm (GMT +9)
4.2 quake 11 Apr 3:39 pm (GMT +9)
Just 11 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Nemuro, Nemuro-shi, Hokkaido, Japan. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Sunday 11 April 2021 at 3:39 pm local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 50.5 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Nemuro (pop. 31,200) located 19 km from the epicenter, Shibetsu (pop. 21,700) 68 km away, and Kushiro (pop. 183,600) 102 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 11 Apr 2021 06:39:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 11 Apr 2021 3:39 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 50.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.154°N / 145.609°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Golovnin (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) S of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) ENE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) ESE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) ESE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) E of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) E of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) E of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
973 km (605 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) S of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SW of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 4.3°C (40 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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