Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km southeast of Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan, on Apr 15, 2021 09:28:14.66 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 47 km depth
15 Apr 00:34 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 00:28:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 15, 2021 09:28:14.66
Depth: 47.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.666°N / 141.397°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nasu (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) ESE of Kitaibaraki (pop: 50,800) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Takahagi (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) E of Hitachi (pop: 186,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ENE of Funaishikawa (Naka-gun) (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) ENE of Hitachi-Naka (pop: 156,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ENE of Katsuta (pop: 156,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ENE of Mito (pop: 246,500) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NE of Kawasaki (pop: 1,306,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||47 km||E OFF IBARAKI PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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