Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 43 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on May 03, 2021 11:23:09.21 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 49 km depth
3 May 02:30 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 03, 2021 11:23:09.21
Depth: 49.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.187°N / 141.69°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (26 mi) SE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) ESE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) ESE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) E of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) E of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Tomiya (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) ENE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||49 km||E OFF MIYAGI 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.