Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 34 km south of Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan, on Apr 17, 2021 18:51:15.23 -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 100 km depth
17 Apr 09:57 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 17, 2021 18:51:15.23
Depth: 99.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.329°N / 141.615°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kuttara (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) SE of Shiraoi (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) S of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) E of Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) W of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Date (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) S of Hiroshima (pop: 62,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of Ebetsu (pop: 134,000) --> See nearby quakes!
757 km (470 mi) NNE 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||1 km||S OFF TOMAKOMAI, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.