Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Japan Sea, 36 km east of Okushiri Island, Hokkaido, Japan, on Apr 27, 2021 20:30:16.09 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 188 km depth
27 Apr 11:38 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 27, 2021 20:30:16.09
Depth: 187.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.049°N / 139.874°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nigorigawa (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Kamiiso (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) WNW of Honchō (Kameda-gun) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WNW of Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) WSW of Date (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NNW of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SW of Otaru (pop: 143,800) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
708 km (440 mi) N of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) ESE of Okushiri Island (pop: 3,340) --> 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||188 km||SW OFF HOKKAIDO, Japan||NIED|
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