Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 12 km east of Shibata, Niigata, Japan, on Apr 25, 2021 06:52:35.63 -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 188 km depth
24 Apr 21:59 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 25, 2021 06:52:35.63
Depth: 187.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.933°N / 139.472°E (Shibata Shi, Niigata, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Numazawa (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) E of Shibata (pop: 80,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) ENE of Suibara (Agano) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Kameda-honchō (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) S of Murakami (pop: 31,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ENE of Niitsu (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NE of Gosen (pop: 37,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) NE of Muramatsu (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) E of Niigata (pop: 505,300) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) WSW of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (156 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: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||188 km||NE NIIGATA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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