Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 8.5 km west of Shimoda, Prefectura de Shizuoka, Japan, on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:00 am (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 222 km depth
21 May 02:07 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
|Date & time||May 21, 2022 02:00:06 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:00 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||34.701°N / 138.857°E (Shimoda, Prefectura de Shizuoka, Japan)|
|Antipode||34.701°S / 41.143°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Izu-Tobu (31 km / 19 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||8 km (5 mi) WNW of Shimoda (Shizuoka) (pop: 26,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
36 km (22 mi) SW of Itō (Shizuoka) (pop: 71,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (28 mi) S of Numazu (Shizuoka) (pop: 204,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
47 km (29 mi) S of san dao (Shizuoka) (pop: 113,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) ESE of Yaizu (Shizuoka) (pop: 121,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) SE of Shizuoka (pop: 701,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
109 km (68 mi) SW of Yokohama (Kanagawa) (pop: 3,574,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (83 mi) SW of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Light Rain 14.2°C (58 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WSW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.9||222 km||Japan: SOUTHERN IZU PENINSULA||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, 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.