Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 99 km southeast of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 17, 2021 11:31:52.21 -
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Weak magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 44 km depth
17 Apr 02:38 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 17, 2021 11:31:52.21
Depth: 44.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.607°N / 141.623°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Adatara (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 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: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.3||44 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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