Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 15 km north of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, on May 16, 2021 21:09:44.34 -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 79 km depth
16 May 12:16 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: May 16, 2021 21:09:44.34
Depth: 79.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.461°N / 145.593°E (Sea of Okhotsk, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Golovnin (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (10 mi) N of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SSW of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Russia) (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ENE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) ESE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ESE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ESE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ESE of Mombetsu (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WSW of Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||79 km||NEMURO REGION, Japan||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.