Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Japan, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 5:39 am (GMT +9) -
Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 54 km depth
25 Jan 20:46 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 25, 2022 20:39:50 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 5:39 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||38.314°N / 141.587°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||38.314°S / 38.413°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Narugo (88 km / 55 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||337 km (209 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!|
15 km (9 mi) E of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) --> See nearby quakes!
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Light Snow 1°C (34 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from WNW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.5||54 km||Japan: KINKAZAN REGION||NIED|
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