Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Shibata Shi, 23 km east of Niigata, Japan, on Jun 15, 2021 05:40:37.45 -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 151 km depth
14 Jun 20:47 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Jun 15, 2021 05:40:37.45
Depth: 151.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.908°N / 139.262°E (Shibata Shi, Niigata, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Numazawa (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) NNE of Suibara (Agano) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SW of Shibata (pop: 80,800) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ENE of Kameda-honchō (pop: 32,800) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NE of Niitsu (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Gosen (pop: 37,400) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) E of Niigata (pop: 505,300) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (16 mi) NE of Shirone (pop: 41,400) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Sandyo (pop: 82,900) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) WSW of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 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 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.