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Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km east of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 3:58 am (GMT +9) -

Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km east of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 3:58 am (GMT +9) Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 30 km east of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan, on Saturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 3:58 am (GMT +9)

Weak magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 51 km depth

30 Sep 19:06 UTC: First to report: NIED after 7 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 30, 2022 18:58:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Oct 1, 2022 at 3:58 am (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.2
Depth51.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.509°N / 141.334°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Antipode37.509°S / 38.666°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Nearest volcanoAdatara (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities30 km (18 mi) E of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (45 mi) SE of Watari (pop: 36,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) E of Kōriyama (pop: 340,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (54 mi) ENE of Sukagawa (pop: 68,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) SSE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
250 km (155 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) S of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 21.1°C (70 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.251 kmJapan: E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREFNIED

Seismograms

Seismic station: Miyagi Marumori (JMM/JP network) | Distance from quake: 62 km / 39 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Miyagi Marumori: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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