Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 92 km southeast of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 21, 2021 16:28:01.49 -
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 48 km depth
21 Apr 07:35 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 21, 2021 16:28:01.49
Depth: 48.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.699°N / 141.632°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Zao (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) NE 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: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||48 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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