Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Shimohei-gun, 24 km north of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Apr 15, 2021 15:03:47.30 -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 16 km depth
15 Apr 06:10 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Apr 2021 06:03:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 15, 2021 15:03:47.30
Depth: 16.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.858°N / 141.91°E (Shimohei-gun, Iwate, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) N of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) N of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) N of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) N of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) ENE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Hachinohe (Aomori) (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) NNE of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (313 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||16 km||NORTHERN IWATE PREF, 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.
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