Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 73 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 3:46 am (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 43 km depth
24 May 18:53 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
|Date & time||May 24, 2022 18:46:23 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 3:46 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||37.818°N / 141.648°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||37.818°S / 38.352°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Zao (112 km / 70 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||68 km (42 mi) NE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
73 km (45 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) SE of Schiogama (pop: 59,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 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
57 km (36 mi) SSE of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 16.5°C (62 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.5||43 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.