Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km S of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, Tuesday, 06 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.6 - North Pacific Ocean, 31 km S of Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, Tuesday, 06 Apr. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.6 at 54 km depth

6 Apr 16:51 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 7 minutos.
6 Apr 17:19: Magnitud recalculada de 4.2 a 4.6. Profundidad recalculada de 50.0 a 57.0 km (de 31 a 35 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3.3 km (2.1 mi) al SO.
6 Apr 18:02: Profundidad recalculada de 57.0 a 54.0 km (de 35 a 34 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 5.9 km (3.7 mi) al SE.
Update Tue, 6 Apr 2021, 16:57
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Nemuro, Nemuro-shi, Hokkaido, Japan
4.2 quake 7 Apr 1:44 am (GMT +9)
4.2 quake 7 Apr 1:44 am (GMT +9)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Nemuro, Nemuro-shi, Hokkaido, Japan, was reported only 13 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a moderately shallow depth of 50 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Wednesday 7 April 2021 at 1:44 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.7.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Nemuro (pop. 31,200) located 25 km from the epicenter, Shibetsu (pop. 21,700) 73 km away, and Kushiro (pop. 183,600) 101 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 6 Apr 2021 16:44:15 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Wednesday, 7 Apr 2021 01:44 (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 4.6
Profundidad: 54.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 43.05°N / 145.63°E (Océano Pacífico Norte, Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Golovnin (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km al S de Nemuro (pop: 31,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
79 km al SSE de Shibetsu (pop: 21,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
102 km al E de Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
151 km al SE de Motomachi (Abashiri District) (pop: 23,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
154 km al SE de Abashiri (pop: 42,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
164 km al ESE de Kitami (pop: 113,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
198 km al E de Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
198 km al E de Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
348 km al E de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
964 km al NNE de Tokio (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
237 km al ESE de Hokkaido Island (pop: 5,500,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
124 km al S de Kunajiri Island (pop: 7,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
122 km al SO de Shikotan Island (pop: 2,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 1.2°C (34 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from SE
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.654 kmHOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGIONEMSC
4.745 kmOFF NEMURO PENINSULA, JapanNIED
4.657 km27 Km S of Nemuro, JapanUSGS

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