Terremoto leve mag. 4.5 - 6.4 km E of Shizunai-furukawachō, Hidaka-gun, Hokkaido, Japan, viernes, 7 may 2021 00:15 (GMT +9) -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.5 - 6.4 km E of Shizunai-furukawachō, Hidaka-gun, Hokkaido, Japan, viernes,  7 may 2021 00:15 (GMT +9)

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.5 at 81 km depth

6 May 15:23 UTC: Primero en informar: NIED después de 8 minutos.
Update Thu, 6 May 2021, 15:27
Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.5 just reported 6 km east of Shizunai-furukawachō, Japan
4.5 quake 7 May 12:15 am (GMT +9)
4.5 quake 7 May 12:15 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred after midnight on Friday 7 May 2021 at 12:15 am local time near Shizunai-furukawachō, Hidaka-gun, Hokkaido, Japan, as reported by Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate depth of 81 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.1.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Shizunai-furukawachō (pop. 22,400) located 6 km from the epicenter, Tomakomai (pop. 174,800) 77 km away, Chitose (pop. 92,900) 85 km away, Obihiro (pop. 173,900) 90 km away, Shiraoi (pop. 20,800) 93 km away, Otofuke (pop. 40,900) 96 km away, and Iwamizawa (pop. 85,100) 112 km away.
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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 6 May 2021 15:15:14 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: viernes, 7 may 2021 00:15 (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 4.5
Prof.: 81.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 42.33°N / 142.445°E (Hidaka-gun, Hokkaido, Japón)
Antipode: 42.33°S / 37.555°W
Volcán mas cercano: Shikotsu (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km al E de Shizunai-furukawachō (pop: 22,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
77 km al ESE de Tomakomai (pop: 174,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
85 km al SE de Chitose (pop: 92,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
90 km al SO de Obihiro (pop: 173,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al ESE de Shiraoi (pop: 20,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
96 km al SO de Otofuke (pop: 40,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
112 km al SSE de Iwamizawa (pop: 85,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
113 km al SE de Ebetsu (pop: 134,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
121 km al SE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
776 km al NNE de Tokio (Tokyo) (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 7.2°C (45 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
Fuente primaria de datos: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 MWh, equivalente a 84.8 toneladas de TNT) Más info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.382 km7 Km SE of Shizunai-furukawachō, JapanUSGS

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