Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 38 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 15, 2021 13:32:10.38 -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 53 km depth
15 Apr 04:38 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 15, 2021 13:32:10.38
Depth: 52.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.555°N / 141.7°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) ENE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) E of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) S of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (39 mi) SE of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ENE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) E of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SE of Mizusawa (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||53 km||KINKAZAN REGION, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.