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Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 54 km east of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 11:41 pm (GMT +9) -

Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 54 km east of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 11:41 pm (GMT +9) Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - 54 km east of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 11:41 pm (GMT +9)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 63 km depth

23 May 14:48 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 23, 2022 14:41:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, May 23, 2022 at 11:41 pm (GMT +9)
Depth62.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude43.049°N / 145.036°E (Akkeshi-gun, Hokkaido, Japan)
Antipode43.049°S / 34.964°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceNIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Nearest volcanoMashu (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities53 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 quakeOvercast Clouds 8.7°C (48 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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