Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 49 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 18, 2021 00:38:35.89 -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 70 km depth
17 Apr 15:46 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Apr 2021 15:38:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 18, 2021 00:38:35.89
Depth: 69.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.782°N / 141.616°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) SSW of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) ESE of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) ENE of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SE of Mizusawa (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) ENE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
384 km (239 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: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||70 km||NORTHERN MIYAGI PREF, Japan||NIED|
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