Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 35 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 3:41 pm (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 63 km depth
24 May 06:47 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||May 24, 2022 06:41:03 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 3:41 pm (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||38.249°N / 141.645°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||38.249°S / 38.355°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Narugo (96 km / 60 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||35 km (22 mi) ESE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
42 km (26 mi) ESE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) E of Schiogama (pop: 59,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) E of Rifu (pop: 35,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) E of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) ESE of Tomiya (pop: 42,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (43 mi) ESE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
333 km (207 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 17.1°C (63 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 7 m/s (13 kts) from S|
|Estimated seismic energy released||5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.6||63 km||Japan: KINKAZAN REGION||NIED|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, 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.