Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 82 km southeast of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 23, 2021 20:10:58.55 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 84 km depth
23 Apr 11:17 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 23, 2021 20:10:58.55
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.868°N / 141.651°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Zao (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) E of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SE of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||84 km||SE OFF MIYAGI PREF, Japan||NIED|
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