Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Higashitsugaru-gun, 44 km north of Aomori, Japan, on Apr 21, 2021 17:54:22.35 -

Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Higashitsugaru-gun, 44 km north of Aomori, Japan, on Apr 21, 2021 17:54:22.35

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 164 km depth

21 Apr 09:03 UTC: First to report: NIED after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Apr 2021 08:54:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Apr 21, 2021 17:54:22.35
Magnitude: 3
Depth: 163.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.201°N / 140.604°E (Higashitsugaru-gun, Aomori, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Hakkoda (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNE of Goshogawara (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Shimokizukuri (Tsugaru) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) N of Namioka (Aomori) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) N of Kuroishi (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) S of Hakodate (Hokkaido) (pop: 275,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) N of Hirosaki (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) SSW of Sapporo (Hokkaido) (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
618 km (384 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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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.0164 kmTSUGARU PENINSULA REGION, JapanNIED

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