Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 21 km east of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan, on Apr 11, 2021 20:00:45.62 -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 28 km depth
11 Apr 11:08 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Apr 2021 11:00:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 11, 2021 20:00:45.62
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.087°N / 141.118°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Adatara (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Kitaibaraki (pop: 50,800) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NE of Takahagi (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NE of Hitachi (pop: 186,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Sukagawa (pop: 68,800) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Kōriyama (pop: 340,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SE of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NE 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||28 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.