Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - 7.3 km northwest of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on May 08, 2021 10:32:11.78 -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 118 km depth
8 May 01:39 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 08, 2021 10:32:11.78
Depth: 117.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.03°N / 144.325°E (Kushiro Shi, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Akan (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) NW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) E of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) E of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SW of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) S of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) ESE of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) E of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
908 km (564 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: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.5||118 km||KUSHIRO REGION, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, 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.