Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 22, 2021 02:27:21.33 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 53 km depth
21 Apr 17:35 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 22, 2021 02:27:21.33
Depth: 53.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.329°N / 141.629°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) ESE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) ESE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) ESE of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) E of Matsushima (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) E of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) E of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) ESE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) E of Tomiya (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) E of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||53 km||KINKAZAN REGION, Japan||NIED|
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