Tokyo / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short
Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Tomamae Gun, 48 km north of Rumoi, Hokkaido, Japan, on May 14, 2021 17:08:12.46 -
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Light magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 8 km depth
14 May 08:14 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 14, 2021 17:08:12.46
Depth: 7.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.355°N / 141.77°E (Tomamae Gun, Hokkaido, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Rishiri (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Rumoi (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) W of Nayoro (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNW of Fukagawa (pop: 26,200) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NW of Asahikawa (pop: 356,600) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) N of Takikawa (pop: 45,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Akabira (pop: 14,200) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) N of Sunagawa (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNW of Ashibetsu (pop: 19,100) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
980 km (609 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||7.7 km||RUMOI REGION, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quake (1)At 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.