Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 20 km northeast of Iwaki, Japan early afternoon

Fri, 23 Apr 2021, 05:25
05:25 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.2 quake 23 Apr 2:12 pm (GMT +9)
4.2 quake 23 Apr 2:12 pm (GMT +9)
Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Iwaki, Iwaki-shi, Fukushima, Japan. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Friday 23 April 2021 at 2:12 pm local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 51.4 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.1 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Iwaki (pop. 357,300) located 20 km from the epicenter, Namie (pop. 21,900) 41 km away, Kitaibaraki (pop. 50,800) 48 km away, Takahagi (pop. 33,600) 56 km away, Ishikawa (pop. 18,800) 57 km away, Funehikimachi-funehiki (pop. 23,500) 58 km away, Sukagawa (pop. 68,800) 65 km away, and Hitachi (pop. 186,300) 70 km away.
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Earthquake data:
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Ημερομηνία & time: 23 Apr 2021 2:12 pm (GMT +9) local time (23 Apr 2021 05:12 GMT)
Μέγεθος: 4.2
Βάθος: 51.4 km
Επίκεντρο γεωγραφικό πλάτος / γεωγραφικό μήκος: 37.12°N / 141.09°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Κύρια πηγή δεδομένων: NIED

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