Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 20 km north of Shōbara, Shobara, Hiroshima, Japan, on Apr 18, 2021 09:30:55.15 -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
18 Apr 00:38 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Apr 2021 00:30:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 18, 2021 09:30:55.15
Depth: 9.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.017°N / 132.936°E (Shobara, Hiroshima, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Sanbe (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) NNW of Shōbara (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) NNE of Miyoshi (pop: 39,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Izumo (Shimane) (pop: 89,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Ōdachō-ōda (Shimane) (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Hiratachō (Izumo, Shimane) (pop: 28,200) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNW of Fuchūchō (pop: 50,700) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SW of Yonago (Tottori) (pop: 141,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Fukuyama (pop: 383,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Hiroshima (pop: 1,143,800) --> See nearby quakes!
617 km (384 mi) W 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||9.5 km||SHIMANE HIROSHIMA BORDER, Japan||NIED|
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