Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 8 km north of Ōmagari, Daisen-shi, Akita, Japan, on Apr 20, 2021 07:58:50.16 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 223 km depth
19 Apr 23:07 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 20, 2021 07:58:50.16
Depth: 223.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.518°N / 140.514°E (Daisen-shi, Akita, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akita-Komaga-take (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NNE of Ōmagari (pop: 38,800) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SSW of Kakunodatemachi (Semboku) (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) N of Yokote (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of Yuzawa (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) ESE of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Hanamaki (Iwate) (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Kitakami (Iwate) (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (89 mi) NNW of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (268 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||223 km||SOUTHERN AKITA 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.