Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Mogami-gun, 25 km northeast of Shinjō, Yamagata, Japan, on Apr 20, 2021 05:00:13.11 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 143 km depth
19 Apr 20:07 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 20, 2021 05:00:13.11
Depth: 142.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.848°N / 140.568°E (Mogami-gun, Yamagata, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) ENE of Shinjō (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Obanazawa (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Yuzawa (Akita) (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) NW of Furukawa (Miyagi) (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Higashine (pop: 45,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) W of Ichinoseki (Iwate) (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) E of Sakata (pop: 100,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NNW of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Yamagata (pop: 254,500) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||143 km||NORTHERN YAMAGATA PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.