Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 27 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on May 02, 2021 08:25:33.62 -
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 55 km depth
1 May 23:32 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 02, 2021 08:25:33.62
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.32°N / 141.578°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (87 km / 54 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (16 mi) ESE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Matsushima (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) ESE of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) E of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) E of Tomiya (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) E of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 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: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||55 km||KINKAZAN REGION, Japan||NIED|
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