Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 13 km southeast of Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan, on Apr 19, 2021 02:39:38.67 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 108 km depth
18 Apr 17:46 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 19, 2021 02:39:38.67
Depth: 108.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.214°N / 141.065°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kuttara (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSE of Date (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Shiraoi (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Honchō (Kameda-gun) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NE of Kamiiso (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SW of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
735 km (457 mi) N 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||108 km||S OFF TOMAKOMAI, Japan||NIED|
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