Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 14 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Apr 27, 2021 22:41:50.71 -
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 47 km depth
27 Apr 13:48 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 27, 2021 22:41:50.71
Depth: 47.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.636°N / 142.106°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (97 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) E of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) ENE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) NNE 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: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||47 km||E OFF IWATE PREF, Japan||NIED|
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