Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Japan, on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 2:00 am (GMT +9) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - Philippine Sea, Japan, on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 2:00 am (GMT +9)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 14 km depth

13 Oct 17:07 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 13, 2021 17:00:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 2:00 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 13.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.427°N / 133.21°E (Philippine Sea, Japan)
Antipode: 32.427°S / 46.79°W
Nearest volcano: Tsurumi (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Nakamura (Shimanto) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Sukumo (pop: 25,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) SE of Uwajima (pop: 59,000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SSW of Kochi (pop: 335,600) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) E of Nobeoka (pop: 121,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SSE of Matsuyama (pop: 443,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) ESE of Ōita (pop: 448,900) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ENE of Miyazaki (pop: 311,200) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) SW of Osaka (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
699 km (434 mi) WSW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) S of Shikoku Island (pop: 4,142,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 25.5°C (78 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.214 kmJapan: S OFF SHIKOKUNIED
4.613 kmShikoku, JapanUSGS

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