Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Nakagawa-gun, 24 km southeast of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on May 09, 2021 06:12:11.12 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 108 km depth
8 May 21:18 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 09, 2021 06:12:11.12
Depth: 107.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.743°N / 143.378°E (Nakagawa-gun, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nipesotsu-Maruyama (84 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ENE of Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) SE of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) E of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) E of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) E of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
846 km (526 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||108 km||TOKACHI REGION, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.