Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 5.7 km southeast of Shibetsu, Hokkaido, Japan, on Apr 22, 2021 12:31:07.71 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 117 km depth
22 Apr 03:39 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 22, 2021 12:31:07.71
Depth: 116.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.627°N / 145.188°E (Shibetsu-gun, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Golovnin (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SE of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) ESE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) E of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) ENE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ENE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) ENE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
1000 km (621 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||117 km||NEMURO REGION, 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.