Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Takahagi-shi, 14 km west of Kitaibaraki, Japan, on Apr 15, 2021 08:09:26.41 -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 Apr 23:16 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2021 23:09:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 15, 2021 08:09:26.41
Depth: 9.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.798°N / 140.589°E (Takahagi-shi, Ibaraki, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nasu (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) W of Kitaibaraki (pop: 50,800) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NW of Takahagi (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) E of Daigo (Kuji District) (pop: 22,300) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Hitachi (pop: 186,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Iwaki (Fukushima) (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of Hitachi-Naka (pop: 156,800) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) N of Katsuta (pop: 156,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNE of Mito (pop: 246,500) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (80 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||9.8 km||NORTHERN IBARAKI PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quake
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.