Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 8.3 km southeast of Asahi, Chiba, Japan, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 10:16 am (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 89 km depth
23 May 01:24 UTC: First to report: NIED after 8 minutes.
|Date & time||May 23, 2022 01:16:32 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, May 23, 2022 at 10:16 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||35.655°N / 140.702°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||35.655°S / 39.298°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Oshima (158 km / 98 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||8 km (5 mi) SE of Asahi (pop: 41,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Yōkaichiba (Sosa) (pop: 32,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
15 km (9 mi) SW of Hasaki (pop: 39,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) SSE of Omigawa (Katori) (pop: 25,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) SE of Katori-shi (pop: 83,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) E of Yachimata (pop: 83,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) E of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 19.4°C (67 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from ENE|
|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||89 km||Japan: NEAR CHOSHI CITY||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.