Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 25 km northeast of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan, on Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 8:43 am (GMT +9) -
Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 86 km depth
3 Jul 23:49 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
|Date & time||Jul 3, 2022 23:43:05 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 8:43 am (GMT +9)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||39.406°N / 142.105°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)|
|Antipode||39.406°S / 37.895°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)|
|Nearest volcano||Iwate (106 km / 66 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||15 km (9 mi) ESE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
25 km (15 mi) NE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) NE of Ofunato (pop: 35,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
465 km (289 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 22.8°C (73 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WNW|
|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||86 km||Japan: E OFF IWATE 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.