Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 91 km southeast of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 50 km depth
23 May 09:04 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||May 23, 2022 08:57:41 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, May 23, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||37.766°N / 141.693°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||37.766°S / 38.307°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Zao (117 km / 73 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||69 km (43 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
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) SE of Schiogama (pop: 59,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (57 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
292 km (181 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Scattered Clouds 14.1°C (57 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W|
|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||50 km||Japan: E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF||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.