Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Japan Sea, Japan, on Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 5:14 pm (GMT +9) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Japan Sea, Japan, on Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 5:14 pm (GMT +9) Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Japan Sea, Japan, on Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 5:14 pm (GMT +9)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 17 km depth

2 Jul 08:21 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 2, 2022 08:14:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 5:14 pm (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.6
Depth17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude42.425°N / 139.266°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Antipode42.425°S / 40.734°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Nearest volcanoOshima-Oshima (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities750 km (466 mi) N of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) NNW of Okushiri Island (pop: 3,340) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 18.7°C (66 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.617 kmJapan: SW OFF HOKKAIDONIED

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