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Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km east of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 4:47 am (GMT +9) -

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km east of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 4:47 am (GMT +9) Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km east of Mutsu, Aomori, Japan, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 4:47 am (GMT +9)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 20 km depth

22 May 19:54 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 22, 2022 19:47:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, May 23, 2022 at 4:47 am (GMT +9)
Depth19.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.336°N / 142.323°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode41.336°S / 37.677°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Nearest volcanoE-san (109 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities93 km (58 mi) E of Mutsu (pop: 49,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
101 km (63 mi) SSW of Samanai (pop: 4,480) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
107 km (66 mi) NE of Misawa (pop: 42,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
116 km (72 mi) NE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
668 km (415 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 10.4°C (51 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from E
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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