Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 69 km southeast of Ishinomaki, Honshu-miyagi-ken, Japan, on Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 3:25 am (GMT +9) -
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 43 km depth
1 Jul 18:32 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||Jul 1, 2022 18:25:56 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 3:25 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||37.856°N / 141.649°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||37.856°S / 38.351°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Zao (110 km / 68 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||69 km (43 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
73 km (45 mi) ESE of Watari (pop: 36,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) SSE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
74 km (46 mi) SE of Schiogama (pop: 59,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (46 mi) ESE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SE of Rifu (pop: 35,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
297 km (185 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 23°C (73 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NNE|
|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: SE OFF MIYAGI 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.