Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Higashikambara-gun, 25 km southeast of Shibata, Niigata, Japan, on May 06, 2021 19:48:26.71 -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 196 km depth
6 May 10:55 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 06, 2021 19:48:26.71
Depth: 195.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.767°N / 139.492°E (Higashikambara-gun, Niigata, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Numazawa (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) ESE of Suibara (Agano) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SE of Shibata (pop: 80,800) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) E of Gosen (pop: 37,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) E of Niitsu (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Kameda-honchō (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) E of Shirone (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Kamo (pop: 32,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Niigata (pop: 505,300) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) WSW of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 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: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||196 km||NE NIIGATA PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, 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.