Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 28 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on May 07, 2021 04:40:22.89 -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Japan | Miyagi | Tokyo
Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 54 km depth
6 May 19:46 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 07, 2021 04:40:22.89
Depth: 54.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.312°N / 141.59°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) ESE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Matsushima (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) E of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) E of Tomiya (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) ESE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) E of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|2.8||54 km||KINKAZAN 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.