Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 93 km south of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 12:06 pm (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 47 km depth
25 May 03:14 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.
|Date & time||May 25, 2022 03:06:53 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 12:06 pm (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||37.635°N / 141.678°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||37.635°S / 38.322°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Zao (122 km / 76 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||62 km (39 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) ESE 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
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
100 km (62 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
280 km (174 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 17.9°C (64 F), humidity: 89%, wind: 6 m/s (12 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||47 km||Japan: E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREF||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.