Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Japan Sea, 19 km west of Tennō, Katagami, Akita, Japan, on Apr 16, 2021 19:30:28.77 -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 Apr 10:36 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 10:30:28 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 16, 2021 19:30:28.77
Depth: 10.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.856°N / 139.746°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Megata (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) WSW of Tennō (Katagami) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SW of Takanosu (Kitaakita) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NW of Ōmagari (pop: 38,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NW of Yokote (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) N of Yuza (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of Hanawa (Kazuno) (pop: 36,900) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) NNW of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) N 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: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||10.2 km||OGA PENINSULA REGION, Japan||NIED|
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