Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 96 km southeast of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, on May 10, 2021 08:32:59.37 -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 43 km depth
9 May 23:42 UTC: First to report: NIED after 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 10, 2021 08:32:59.37
Depth: 43.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.666°N / 141.648°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Zao (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (174 mi) NE 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||43 km||E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF, 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.