Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 92 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 10:24 pm (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 42 km depth
24 May 13:30 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||May 24, 2022 13:24:21 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 10:24 pm (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||37.684°N / 141.783°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||37.684°S / 38.217°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Zao (128 km / 80 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||73 km (45 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
91 km (56 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) SE of Schiogama (pop: 59,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
103 km (64 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
290 km (180 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) SSE of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 17.2°C (63 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from SSW|
|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||42 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.