Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 43 km northeast of Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan, on May 09, 2021 22:09:13.98 -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 57 km depth
9 May 13:15 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 09, 2021 22:09:13.98
Depth: 57.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.735°N / 141.577°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ENE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) SE of Mizusawa (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 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: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||57 km||NORTHERN MIYAGI PREF, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, 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.