Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 48 km east of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan, on Apr 29, 2021 16:31:30.67 -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 48 km depth
29 Apr 07:38 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 29, 2021 16:31:30.67
Depth: 48.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.538°N / 141.536°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Adatara (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) E of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) NE 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||48 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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