Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Japan Sea, 32 km west of Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan, on May 05, 2021 23:26:11.13 -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 172 km depth
5 May 14:33 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 05, 2021 23:26:11.13
Depth: 172.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.779°N / 139.463°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Chokai (62 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) W of Tsuruoka (pop: 99,800) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Sakata (pop: 100,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Yuza (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) N of Murakami (pop: 31,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Shinjō (pop: 41,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WNW of Tendō (pop: 65,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Shibata (pop: 80,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NW of Yamagata (pop: 254,500) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WNW of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 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: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||172 km||W OFF YAMAGATA PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.