Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 28 km southwest of Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan, on May 07, 2021 01:54:03.69 -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 133 km depth
6 May 17:00 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 07, 2021 01:54:03.69
Depth: 132.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.119°N / 140.787°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Komaga-take (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Honchō (Kameda-gun) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SW of Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNE of Kamiiso (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) N of Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of Date (pop: 35,300) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SW of Shiraoi (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NNW of Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
721 km (448 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||133 km||UCHIURA BAY REGION, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.