Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Noboribetsu-shi, 23 km northeast of Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan, on Apr 21, 2021 02:55:10.13 -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 129 km depth
20 Apr 18:01 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Apr 2021 17:55:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 21, 2021 02:55:10.13
Depth: 129.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.456°N / 141.197°E (Noboribetsu-shi, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kuttara (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SW of Shiraoi (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of Date (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WSW of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SW of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) S of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSW of Ebetsu (pop: 134,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Otaru (pop: 143,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNE of Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> See nearby quakes!
764 km (475 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: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.5||129 km||IBURI REGION, Japan||NIED|
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