Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 80 km southeast of Sendai, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 1:55 am (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 45 km depth
24 May 17:02 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
|Date & time||May 24, 2022 16:55:09 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 1:55 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||37.843°N / 141.606°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||37.843°S / 38.394°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Zao (107 km / 66 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||67 km (41 mi) NE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (43 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) SE of Schiogama (pop: 59,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (46 mi) SSE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
294 km (183 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 16.4°C (61 F), humidity: 92%, wind: 5 m/s (10 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||45 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.