Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 14 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Apr 17, 2021 19:26:53.28 -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 47 km depth
17 Apr 10:33 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Apr 2021 10:26:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 17, 2021 19:26:53.28
Depth: 47.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.634°N / 142.102°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) E of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (303 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||47 km||E OFF IWATE PREF, 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.
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