Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Kitakata-shi, 6.5 km north of Kitakata, Fukushima, Japan, on Jul 14, 2021 15:19:58.30 -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 180 km depth
14 Jul 06:27 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Jul 14, 2021 15:19:58.30
Depth: 180.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.707°N / 139.85°E↗ (Kitakata-shi, Fukushima, Japan)
Antipode: 37.707°S / 40.15°W↗
Nearest volcano: Bandai (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NNW of Kitakata (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WNW of Inawashiro (Yama District) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SW of Yonezawa (Yamagata) (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Nagai (Yamagata) (pop: 31,000) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Shibata (Niigata) (pop: 80,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) W of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NW of Kōriyama (pop: 340,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NW of Sukagawa (pop: 68,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 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.