Terremoto moderado mag. 4.0 - Fukushima, 17 km SSW of Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan, miércoles, 1 dic 2021 05:50 (GMT +9) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.0 - Fukushima, 17 km SSW of Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan, miércoles,  1 dic 2021 05:50 (GMT +9)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.0 at 9 km depth

30 Nov 20:56 UTC: Primero en informar: NIED después de 6 minutos.
Update Tue, 30 Nov 2021, 21:00
Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake 35 km west of Fukushima, Japan
4.0 quake 1 Dec 5:50 am (GMT +9)
4.0 quake 1 Dec 5:50 am (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred only 10 minutes ago 35 km west of Fukushima, Japan, Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 8.7 km beneath the epicenter near Fukushima, Fukushima Shi, Japan, early morning on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021, at 5:50 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 the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.8.
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 Yonezawa (pop. 94,500) located 17 km from the epicenter, Kitakata (pop. 37,100) 22 km away, Inawashiro (pop. 17,400) 23 km away, and Takahata (pop. 26,300) 28 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Fukushima (pop. 294,200) located 35 km from the epicenter, Nihommatsu (pop. 36,300) 38 km away, Motomiya (pop. 22,700) 41 km away, Kōriyama (pop. 340,600) 50 km away, and Sendai (pop. 1,063,100) 90 km away.

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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 30 Nov 2021 20:50:07 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: miércoles, 1 dic 2021 05:50 (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 4
Prof.: 8.7 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 37.767°N / 140.065°E (Prefectura de Fukushima, Japón)
Antipode: 37.767°S / 39.935°W
Volcán mas cercano: Azuma (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km al SSO de Yonezawa (Yamagata) (pop: 94,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
22 km al NE de Kitakata (pop: 37,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
23 km al NNO de Inawashiro (Yama District) (pop: 17,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
28 km al SSO de Takahata (Higashiokitama District, Yamagata) (pop: 26,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
35 km al O de Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
38 km al ONO de Nihommatsu (pop: 36,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
41 km al NO de Motomiya (pop: 22,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
50 km al NO de Kōriyama (pop: 340,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
90 km al SO de Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
233 km al N de Tokio (Tokyo) (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 6.4°C (43 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from SSW
Fuente primaria de datos: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Energía liberada estimada: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 MWh, equivalente a 15.1 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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