Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - Iwate, Japan, on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 8:03 am (GMT +9) -
Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 109 km depth
25 Jan 23:10 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 25, 2022 23:03:30 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 at 8:03 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||39.172°N / 140.928°E (Ōshū-shi, Iwate, Japan)|
|Antipode||39.172°S / 39.072°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Kurikoma (27 km / 17 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||62 km (38 mi) SSW of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!|
402 km (250 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Light Snow -7.2°C (19 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from NNW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.7||109 km||Japan: SOUTHERN IWATE PREF||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.