Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Japan Sea, 30 km west of Akita, Japan, on May 04, 2021 02:59:59.24 -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 159 km depth
3 May 18:08 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 04, 2021 02:59:59.24
Depth: 159.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.816°N / 139.786°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Megata (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Tennō (Katagami) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Takanosu (Kitaakita) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NW of Ōmagari (pop: 38,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NW of Yokote (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Hanawa (Kazuno) (pop: 36,900) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NNW of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) N 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: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.5||159 km||OGA PENINSULA REGION, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, 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.