Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 43 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on May 04, 2021 03:30:35.47 -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 50 km depth
3 May 18:37 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 04, 2021 03:30:35.47
Depth: 49.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.177°N / 141.687°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 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 (45 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) SE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 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: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||50 km||E OFF MIYAGI PREF, Japan||NIED|
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