Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - Japan Sea, 82 km west of Aomori, Japan, on May 11, 2021 06:17:31.02 -
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 179 km depth
10 May 21:24 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 11, 2021 06:17:31.02
Depth: 179.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.738°N / 139.77°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwaki (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) W of Shimokizukuri (Tsugaru) (pop: 18,900) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) W of Goshogawara (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Hirosaki (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNW of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Namioka (Aomori) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Kuroishi (pop: 38,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) SSW of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
562 km (349 mi) N 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: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||179 km||W OFF AOMORI PREF, Japan||NIED|
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