Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 67 km southeast of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan, on Apr 17, 2021 01:20:32.54 -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
16 Apr 16:27 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2021 16:20:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 17, 2021 01:20:32.54
Depth: 24.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.742°N / 142.366°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) ESE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ENE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (67 mi) E of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) ENE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 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: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||25 km||E OFF MIYAGI PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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