Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 28 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 14, 2021 19:02:58.06 -

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 4 weeks earlier.
Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 28 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 14, 2021 19:02:58.06

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 55 km depth

14 Apr 10:10 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2021 10:02:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 14, 2021 19:02:58.06
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 54.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.319°N / 141.598°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) ESE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Matsushima (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) E of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) E of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) E of Tomiya (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) NNE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 10°C (50 F), humidity: 46%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from NW
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.455 kmKINKAZAN REGION, JapanNIED
4.340 km112 Km ESE of Ishinomaki, JapanUSGS

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339.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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