Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 26 km south of Ōfunato, Iwate, Japan, on May 02, 2021 06:41:58.96 -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 73 km depth
1 May 21:48 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 02, 2021 06:41:58.96
Depth: 73.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.849°N / 141.64°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Mizusawa (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) ENE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 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 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||73 km||NORTHERN MIYAGI PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.