Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Imba-gun, Chiba, 9.1 km south of Ryūgasaki, Ibaraki, Japan, on Apr 15, 2021 05:27:11.13 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 62 km depth
14 Apr 20:33 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2021 20:27:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 15, 2021 05:27:11.13
Depth: 62.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.818°N / 140.185°E (Imba-gun, Chiba, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akagi (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) S of Ryūgasaki (Ibaraki) (pop: 85,800) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) E of Shiroi (pop: 55,300) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) NNW of Sakura (pop: 182,500) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Narita (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) ESE of Abiko (pop: 131,800) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of Yotsukaidō (pop: 86,700) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Kashiwa (pop: 340,200) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NNE of Chiba (pop: 919,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NE of Yokohama (Kanagawa) (pop: 3,574,400) --> 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||62 km||NORTHERN CHIBA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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