Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 43 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan, on Apr 29, 2021 17:18:09.33 -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 61 km depth
29 Apr 08:24 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 29, 2021 17:18:09.33
Depth: 61.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.147°N / 142.337°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) E of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SSE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) E of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) ESE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
450 km (280 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||61 km||E OFF IWATE 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.