Terremoto moderado mag. 5.4 - North Pacific Ocean, 88 km SE of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, Tuesday, 08 Jun. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.4 - North Pacific Ocean, 88 km SE of Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, Tuesday, 08 Jun. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.4 at 74 km depth

8 Jun 01:25 UTC: Primero en informar: NIED después de 6 minutos.
Update Tue, 8 Jun 2021, 01:30
Significant magnitude 5.4 quake hits 88 km southeast of Sendai, Japan in the morning
5.4 quake 8 Jun 10:19 am (GMT +9)
5.4 quake 8 Jun 10:19 am (GMT +9)
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake near Sendai, Sendai Shi, Miyagi, Japan, was reported only 11 minutes ago by Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 74.3 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Tuesday 8 June 2021 at 10:19 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 France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.3. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.9.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Namie (pop. 21,900) located 68 km from the epicenter, Ishinomaki (pop. 117,200) 77 km away, Watari (pop. 36,300) 77 km away, Iwanuma (pop. 42,400) 79 km away, Shiogama (pop. 59,500) 81 km away, Yamoto (pop. 32,000) 81 km away, Kakuda (pop. 33,200) 82 km away, and Sendai (pop. 1,063,100) 88 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 8 Jun 2021 01:19:16 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Tuesday, 8 Jun 2021 10:19 (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 5.4
Profundidad: 74.3 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 37.793°N / 141.672°E (Océano Pacífico Norte, Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Zao (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km al ENE de Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
77 km al SSE de Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
77 km al ESE de Watari (pop: 36,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
79 km al ESE de Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
81 km al SE de Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
81 km al SSE de Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
82 km al ESE de Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
88 km al SE de Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
293 km al NE de Tokio (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
319 km al NNE de Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
383 km al ENE de Honshū Island (pop: 104,000,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
444 km al NNE de Shikine-jima Island (pop: 600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 24°C (75 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SW
Fuente primaria de datos: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Energía liberada estimada: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) 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
5.474 kmJapan: E OFF FUKUSHIMA PREFNIED
4.872 kmNEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPANEMSC
5.210 kmJapan: Near SendaiRENASS
4.872 kmOff East Coast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
4.857 km85 Km ENE of Namie, JapanUSGS

User reports for this quake (6)

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Machida, Japan / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Slight shaking | One user found this interesting.  
Sendai, Miyagi (87.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s
Sendai, Miyagi (92.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Sendai, Miyagi (87.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s
Ibaraki Daigo town (165.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 2-5 s (reported through our app)
Nakano-ku, Tokyo / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
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Aftershocks

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (64 quakes):
  • 23 Jul 2021 14:28 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    46.7 km (29 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 22 Jul 2021 23:49 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    26.5 km (16.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 22 Jul 2021 20:56 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    51.1 km (31.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 21 Jul 2021 17:17 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    46.8 km (29.1 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 20 Jul 2021 21:55 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    42.6 km (26.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 17 Jul 2021 20:31 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    48.3 km (30 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 17 Jul 2021 16:21 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    52.2 km (32.4 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 17 Jul 2021 05:08 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    47 km (29.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 16 Jul 2021 10:19 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    47.1 km (29.3 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 15 Jul 2021 08:40 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    89.2 km (55.4 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 14 Jul 2021 13:36 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 11 Jul 2021 14:09 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    45.6 km (28.3 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 11 Jul 2021 05:42 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    45.7 km (28.4 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 09 Jul 2021 21:46 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    37.1 km (23.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 08 Jul 2021 23:02 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    45.7 km (28.4 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • 08 Jul 2021 19:47 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    50.3 km (31.3 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | NIED | Details
  • Show all

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