Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Semboku-gun, 6.3 km north of Yokote, Akita, Japan, on Apr 17, 2021 07:20:29.03 -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 149 km depth
16 Apr 22:27 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 17, 2021 07:20:29.03
Depth: 148.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.373°N / 140.54°E (Semboku-gun, Akita, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akita-Komaga-take (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) N of Yokote (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Ōmagari (pop: 38,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) N of Yuzawa (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of Kakunodatemachi (Semboku) (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Hanamaki (Iwate) (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) W of Kitakami (Iwate) (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NE of Sakata (Yamagata) (pop: 100,400) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NNW of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (259 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||149 km||SOUTHERN AKITA PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.