Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 54 km east of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 11:41 pm (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 63 km depth
23 May 14:48 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||May 23, 2022 14:41:56 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, May 23, 2022 at 11:41 pm (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||43.049°N / 145.036°E (Akkeshi-gun, Hokkaido, Japan)|
|Antipode||43.049°S / 34.964°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Mashu (64 km / 40 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||53 km (33 mi) SW of Nemuro (pop: 31,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
54 km (34 mi) E of Kushiro (pop: 183,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) S of Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
115 km (71 mi) SE of Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
125 km (78 mi) SE of Kitami (pop: 113,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
300 km (186 mi) E of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
938 km (583 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 8.7°C (48 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from NNW|
|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||63 km||Japan: OFF NEMURO PENINSULA||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.