Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 40 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan, on Apr 11, 2021 15:59:31.57 -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake 16 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, 20 Mar 2021 6:09 pm (GMT +9), which had occurred 3 weeks earlier.
Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 40 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan, on Apr 11, 2021 15:59:31.57

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 52 km depth

11 Apr 07:08 UTC: First to report: NIED after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Apr 2021 06:59:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 11, 2021 15:59:31.57
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 52.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.851°N / 142.078°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Mizusawa (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ESE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ENE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
410 km (255 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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2.552 kmKINKAZAN REGION, JapanNIED

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