Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, Japan, on Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 3:20 am (GMT +9) -
Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 53 km depth
26 Jan 18:27 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 26, 2022 18:20:51 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, Jan 27, 2022 at 3:20 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||38.555°N / 141.703°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||38.555°S / 38.297°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Narugo (87 km / 54 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||365 km (227 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!|
38 km (24 mi) NE of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) --> See nearby quakes!
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 3.1°C (38 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from WNW|
|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||53 km||Japan: KINKAZAN REGION||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.