Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Inland Sea, 10 km southwest of Wakayama, Japan, on May 06, 2021 20:09:39.42 -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 May 11:16 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 06, 2021 20:09:39.42
Depth: 9.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.189°N / 135.072°E (Inland Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Sanbe (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Minato (pop: 375,300) --> See nearby quakes!
10 km (6 mi) WSW of Wakayama (pop: 351,000) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Kainan (pop: 43,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Iwade (pop: 55,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Sumoto (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Izumisano (pop: 100,600) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Gobō (Gobo) (pop: 27,200) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Kaizuka (pop: 92,600) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Osaka (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) SE of Awaji Island (pop: 129,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||9.8 km||NW WAKAYAMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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