Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Japan Sea, 40 km northwest of Kashiwazaki, Niigata, Japan, on Apr 18, 2021 07:45:47.58 -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 22 km depth
17 Apr 22:52 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 18, 2021 07:45:47.58
Depth: 22.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.675°N / 138.314°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Niigata-Yake-yama (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Kashiwazaki (pop: 86,200) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Ryōtsu-minato (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) W of Maki (Niigata) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Nagaoka (pop: 195,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) W of Tsubame (pop: 44,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) W of Sandyo (pop: 82,900) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Mitsuke (pop: 43,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) N of Jōetsu (pop: 204,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Niigata (pop: 505,300) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) NNW 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||22 km||OFF S NIIGATA 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.