Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 26 km east of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 30, 2021 10:13:37.84 -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 56 km depth
30 Apr 01:20 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 30, 2021 10:13:37.84
Depth: 55.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.467°N / 141.588°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) ENE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) E of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Matsushima (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Kogota (Tōda Gun) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ENE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) E of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SE of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) ENE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 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: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||56 km||KINKAZAN REGION, Japan||NIED|
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