Weak mag. 3.4 earthquake - Tosa-gun, Kochi, 19 km southeast of Niihama, Ehime, Japan, on May 16, 2021 16:30:44.16 -
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Weak magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 37 km depth
16 May 07:37 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 16, 2021 16:30:44.16
Depth: 37.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.871°N / 133.476°E↗ (Tosa-gun, Kochi, Japan)
Antipode: 33.871°S / 46.524°W↗
Nearest volcano: Sanbe (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Niihama (Ehime) (pop: 123,100) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) E of Saijo (Ehime) (pop: 58,800) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Kan’onjichō (Kagawa) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Ikedachō (Tokushima) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) N of Ino (Agawa District) (pop: 24,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) N of Kochi (pop: 335,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SSW of Marugame (Kagawa) (pop: 82,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Onomichi (Hiroshima) (pop: 90,900) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) WSW of Osaka (Ōsaka) (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
603 km (374 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (8 mi) N of Shikoku Island (pop: 4,142,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Hashira Island (pop: 184) --> 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||37 km||NE EHIME PREF, Japan||NIED|
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