Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 22 km northwest of Fukushima, Japan, on May 08, 2021 08:24:25.80 -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 12 km depth
7 May 23:32 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 08, 2021 08:24:25.80
Depth: 11.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.93°N / 140.363°E (Fukushima Shi, Fukushima, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Azuma (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) ESE of Takahata (Higashiokitama District, Yamagata) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NW of Hobaramachi (Date) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of Yonezawa (Yamagata) (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WNW of Yanagawamachi-saiwaichō (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WSW of Shiroishi (Miyagi) (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSE of Kaminoyama (Yamagata) (pop: 35,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of Nihommatsu (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SW of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 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: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||12 km||MID FUKUSHIMA PREF, Japan||NIED|
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