Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 44 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on May 01, 2021 10:36:49.79 -
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Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 48 km depth
1 May 01:43 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 01, 2021 10:36:49.79
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.181°N / 141.702°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) SE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) ESE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) ESE of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) E of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) E of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) ESE of Tomiya (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) ESE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SSE of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 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: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||48 km||E OFF MIYAGI PREF, Japan||NIED|
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