Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 28 km east of Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, Japan, on May 05, 2021 20:52:34.79 -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 157 km depth
5 May 12:00 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 05, 2021 20:52:34.79
Depth: 157.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.173°N / 142.108°E (Iwamizawa-shi, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Tokachi (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) SE of Bibai (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) E of Iwamizawa (pop: 85,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SW of Shimo-furano (Furano) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of Ashibetsu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSE of Sunagawa (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Takikawa (pop: 45,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) E of Ebetsu (pop: 134,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) ENE of Hiroshima (pop: 62,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ENE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
858 km (533 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||157 km||KAMIKAWA-SORACHI REGION, Japan||NIED|
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