Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 28 km south of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan, on Apr 14, 2021 10:02:49.72 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 75 km depth
14 Apr 01:09 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2021 01:02:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 14, 2021 10:02:49.72
Depth: 74.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.842°N / 141.594°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SE of Mizusawa (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NNE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SSW of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ENE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||75 km||NORTHERN MIYAGI PREF, Japan||NIED|
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