Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 1 km southeast of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 15, 2021 06:28:35.91 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 49 km depth
14 Apr 21:36 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2021 21:28:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 15, 2021 06:28:35.91
Depth: 48.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.681°N / 141.728°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Zao (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||49 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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