Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - Shobara, 25 km north of Miyoshi, Hiroshima, Japan, on Apr 29, 2021 19:18:43.55 -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 9 km depth
29 Apr 10:25 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 29, 2021 19:18:43.55
Depth: 8.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.012°N / 132.938°E (Shobara, Hiroshima, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Sanbe (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NNW of Shōbara (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NNE of Miyoshi (pop: 39,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Izumo (Shimane) (pop: 89,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) ESE of Ōdachō-ōda (Shimane) (pop: 31,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNW of Fuchūchō (pop: 50,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Mihara (pop: 80,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNW of Onomichi (pop: 90,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Fukuyama (pop: 383,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NNE of Hiroshima (pop: 1,143,800) --> See nearby quakes!
617 km (383 mi) W 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||8.6 km||SHIMANE HIROSHIMA BORDER, Japan||NIED|
|3.5||10 km||WESTERN HONSHU, JAPAN||EMSC|
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