Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 97 km southeast of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, on Apr 30, 2021 14:04:39.96 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 42 km depth
30 Apr 05:11 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 30, 2021 14:04:39.96
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.671°N / 141.68°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Zao (120 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||42 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.