Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Nishimurayama-gun, 38 km northwest of Yamagata, Japan, on Apr 26, 2021 02:25:30.73 -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 157 km depth
25 Apr 17:32 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 26, 2021 02:25:30.73
Depth: 157.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.381°N / 139.97°E (Nishimurayama-gun, Yamagata, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Hijiori (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) W of Sagae (pop: 43,500) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) N of Nagai (pop: 31,000) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) W of Tendō (pop: 65,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NW of Kaminoyama (pop: 35,600) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Higashine (pop: 45,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WNW of Yamagata (pop: 254,500) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Tsuruoka (pop: 99,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNW of Yonezawa (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) W of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (187 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||157 km||SOUTHERN YAMAGATA PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.