Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 137 km east of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, on Wednesday, Aug 4, 2021 7:10 am (GMT +9) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.8 quake North Pacific Ocean, 98 km northeast of Hasaki, Chōshi-shi, Chiba, Japan, Aug 4, 2021 5:33 am (GMT +9), which had occurred 1 hour and 37 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 137 km east of Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, on Wednesday, Aug 4, 2021 7:10 am (GMT +9)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

3 Aug 22:18 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Aug 3, 2021 22:10:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Aug 4, 2021 7:10 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.214°N / 141.967°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode: 36.214°S / 38.033°W
Nearest volcano: Nasu (205 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (72 mi) ENE of Hasaki (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) ENE of Kashima-shi (pop: 65,800) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) ESE of Hitachi (pop: 186,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) E of Katsuta (pop: 156,000) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) E of Hitachi-Naka (pop: 156,800) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) E of Mito (pop: 246,500) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) ENE of Chiba (pop: 919,700) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) E of Utsunomiya (pop: 449,900) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) ENE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NE of Shikine-jima Island (pop: 600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 26.5°C (80 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from S
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.110 kmOff East Coast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
5.110 kmJapan: Near TokyoRENASS
4.910 km122 Km ENE of Hasaki, JapanUSGS
5.118 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu
5.310 kmNear East Coast of Honshu, JapanBMKG

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