Terremoto leve mag. 4.0 - Uda Shi, 30 km SSE of Nara, Japan, Sunday, 18 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.0 - Uda Shi, 30 km SSE of Nara, Japan, Sunday, 18 Apr. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.0 at 368 km depth

18 Apr 04:25 UTC: Primero en informar: NIED después de 8 minutos.
Update Sun, 18 Apr 2021, 04:30
Magnitude 4.0 earthquake strikes near Nara, Nara-shi, Japan
4.0 quake 18 Apr 1:17 pm (GMT +9)
4.0 quake 18 Apr 1:17 pm (GMT +9)
Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED) reported a magnitude 4.0 quake in Japan near Nara, Nara-shi, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit around noon on Sunday 18 April 2021 at 1:17 pm local time at a great depth of 367.5 km. 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.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Haibara-akanedai (pop. 18,500, 9 km away), Sakurai (pop. 63,000, 12 km away), Kashihara-shi (pop. 124,500, 18 km away), Tenri (pop. 71,100, 19 km away), Tawaramoto (pop. 32,700, 20 km away), Nabari (pop. 88,100, 20 km away), Nara (pop. 367,400, 30 km away), Ikoma (pop. 117,600, 36 km away), and Osaka (pop. 2,592,400, 51 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 18 Apr 2021 04:17:31 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Sunday, 18 Apr 2021 13:17 (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 4
Profundidad: 367.5 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 34.456°N / 135.975°E (Uda Shi, Nara, Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Haku-san (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km al SSE de Haibara-akanedai (pop: 18,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
12 km al ESE de Sakurai (pop: 63,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
18 km al ESE de Kashihara-shi (pop: 124,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
19 km al SE de Tenri (pop: 71,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
20 km al ESE de Tawaramoto (pop: 32,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
20 km al SSO de Nabari (pop: 88,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
30 km al SSE de Nara (pop: 367,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
36 km al SE de Ikoma (pop: 117,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
51 km al ESE de Osaka (Ōsaka) (pop: 2,592,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
365 km al OSO de Tokio (Tokyo) (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 13.7°C (57 F), humidity: 50%, wind: 10 m/s (20 kts) from W
Fuente primaria de datos: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Energía liberada estimada: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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