Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Higashikambara-gun, 36 km southeast of Niigata, Japan, on Apr 24, 2021 06:46:06.56 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 184 km depth
23 Apr 21:53 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 24, 2021 06:46:06.56
Depth: 183.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.733°N / 139.371°E (Higashikambara-gun, Niigata, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Numazawa (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SE of Suibara (Agano) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) E of Gosen (pop: 37,400) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ESE of Niitsu (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of Shibata (pop: 80,800) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ESE of Kameda-honchō (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) E of Shirone (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) ESE of Niigata (pop: 505,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) ENE of Sandyo (pop: 82,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) WSW of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 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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|3.0||184 km||NE NIIGATA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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