Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 49 km east of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan, on Apr 30, 2021 15:49:46.08 -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 46 km depth
30 Apr 06:58 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Apr 30, 2021 15:49:46.08
Depth: 46.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.573°N / 141.542°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Adatara (111 km / 69 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) SE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 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||46 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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