Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 8.2 km north of Shibetsu, Hokkaido, Japan, on May 13, 2021 00:22:17.53 -
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Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 121 km depth
12 May 15:28 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 13, 2021 00:22:17.53
Depth: 120.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.733°N / 145.132°E (Sea of Okhotsk, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Golovnin (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) N of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Russia) (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) E of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) E of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) ENE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) E of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) ENE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SW of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||121 km||SHIRETOKO PENINSULA REG, Japan||NIED|
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