Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - Notsuke-gun, 26 km south of Shibetsu, Hokkaido, Japan, on May 12, 2021 09:12:44.16 -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 96 km depth
12 May 00:20 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 12, 2021 09:12:44.16
Depth: 95.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.422°N / 145.144°E (Notsuke-gun, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Mashu (48 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) S of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) ESE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) ESE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) ENE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) ENE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) E of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
978 km (608 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||96 km||NEMURO 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.