Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 53 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 15, 2021 08:12:13.78 -
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Weak magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 44 km depth
14 Apr 23:19 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2021 23:12:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 15, 2021 08:12:13.78
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.232°N / 141.86°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) E of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) E of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) E of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) E of Tomiya (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) E of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SE of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 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: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||44 km||E OFF MIYAGI PREF, Japan||NIED|
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