Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 51 km east of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 1:41 am (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 32 km depth
23 May 16:48 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||May 23, 2022 16:41:40 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 1:41 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||37.536°N / 141.572°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||37.536°S / 38.428°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Adatara (114 km / 71 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||51 km (32 mi) E of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
81 km (51 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) SE of Watari (pop: 36,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) SE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) SE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (61 mi) SSE of Schiogama (pop: 59,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (63 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
265 km (165 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) S of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 15.5°C (60 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from WSW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.5||32 km||Japan: E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, 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.