Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 1 km southeast of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, on May 02, 2021 20:22:42.53 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 47 km depth
2 May 11:29 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 02, 2021 20:22:42.53
Depth: 46.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.647°N / 141.689°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Zao (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
89 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!
97 km (61 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||47 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.