Weak mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 99 km southeast of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, on May 01, 2021 11:48:46.95 -
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Weak magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 45 km depth
1 May 02:55 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 01, 2021 11:48:46.95
Depth: 44.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.642°N / 141.67°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Zao (121 km / 75 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 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!
88 km (55 mi) SE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 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||45 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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