Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 92 km southeast of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 2:57 pm (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 46 km depth
23 May 06:03 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||May 23, 2022 05:57:04 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, May 23, 2022 at 2:57 pm (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||37.751°N / 141.694°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||37.751°S / 38.306°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Zao (118 km / 73 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||68 km (42 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) SE of Schiogama (pop: 59,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
291 km (181 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Broken Clouds 13.9°C (57 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.8||46 km||Japan: E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.