Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 79 km east of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan, on Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 8:46 am (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 79 km east of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan, on Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 8:46 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 58 km depth

1 Sep 23:52 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Update Wed, 1 Sep 2021, 23:57
Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake 79 km northeast of Mutsu, Japan
4.0 quake 2 Sep 8:46 am (GMT +9)
4.0 quake 2 Sep 8:46 am (GMT +9)
Just 11 minutes ago, a 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Mutsu, Mutsu-shi, Aomori, Japan. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Thursday 2 September 2021 at 8:46 am local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 58.4 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.6 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Mutsu (pop. 49,200) located 79 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Sep 1, 2021 23:46:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 8:46 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 58.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.443°N / 142.141°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode: 41.443°S / 37.859°W
Nearest volcano: E-san (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Mutsu (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NE of Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) ESE of Hakodate (pop: 275,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SE of Muroran (pop: 96,200) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) ENE of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SSE of Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSE of Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
674 km (419 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 19.8°C (68 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from E
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.255 km79 Km ENE of Mutsu, JapanUSGS

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