Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southeast of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 16, 2021 05:39:41.49 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 46 km depth
15 Apr 20:48 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 16, 2021 05:39:41.49
Depth: 45.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.776°N / 141.692°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Zao (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SE of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) NE 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||46 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA 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.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.