Terremoto leve mag. 4.5 - 29 km SSW of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, Sunday, 02 May. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.5 - 29 km SSW of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan, Sunday, 02 May. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.5 at 77 km depth

2 May 23:07 UTC: Primero en informar: NIED después de 6 minutos.
Update Sun, 2 May 2021, 23:12
Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes near Obihiro, Obihiro Shi, Hokkaido, Japan
4.5 quake 3 May 8:00 am (GMT +9)
4.5 quake 3 May 8:00 am (GMT +9)
Just 11 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Obihiro, Obihiro Shi, Hokkaido, Japan. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Monday 3 May 2021 at 8:00 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 77.2 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 4.0 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Obihiro (pop. 173,900) located 29 km from the epicenter, Otofuke (pop. 40,900) 37 km away, Shizunai-furukawachō (pop. 22,400) 68 km away, Shimo-furano (pop. 25,900) 93 km away, and Kushiro (pop. 183,600) 112 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 2 May 2021 23:00:38 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Monday, 3 May 2021 08:00 (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 4.5
Profundidad: 77.2 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 42.679°N / 143.056°E (Obihiro Shi, Hokkaido, Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Nipesotsu-Maruyama (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km al SSO de Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
37 km al SSO de Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
68 km al NE de Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al SE de Shimo-furano (Furano) (pop: 25,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
112 km al OSO de Kushiro (pop: 183,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
116 km al E de Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
119 km al E de Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
120 km al ESE de Iwamizawa (pop: 85,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
146 km al ESE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
830 km al NNE de Tokio (Tokyo) (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 6°C (43 F), humidity: 61%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from NNW
Fuente primaria de datos: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 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.
RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.577 kmTOKACHI REGION, JapanNIED
4.080 kmHOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGIONEMSC

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