Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Shari-gun, 39 km east of Abashiri, Hokkaido, Japan, on Apr 16, 2021 15:48:55.70 -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 154 km depth
16 Apr 06:55 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 06:48:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 16, 2021 15:48:55.70
Depth: 154.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.914°N / 144.739°E (Shari-gun, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Rausu (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) ESE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) E of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) NNE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) ESE of Mombetsu (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) E of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) ENE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> 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||154 km||SHIRETOKO PENINSULA REG, Japan||NIED|
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