Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 31 km north of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 9:45 am (GMT +9) -

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Sea of Okhotsk, 31 km north of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 9:45 am (GMT +9)

Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 125 km depth

15 Sep 00:52 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 15, 2021 00:45:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 9:45 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 2.5
Depth: 125.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.586°N / 145.446°E (Sea of Okhotsk, Japan)
Antipode: 43.586°S / 34.554°W
Nearest volcano: Golovnin (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) ESE of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Russia) (pop: 6,470) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) ESE of Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NE of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) ESE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) E of Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ESE of Mombetsu (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) ENE of Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 16.4°C (62 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from S
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.5125 kmJapan: NEAR KUNASHIRI ISLANDNIED

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