Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Japan Sea, 20 km west of Akita, Japan, on Sunday, 28 Mar 2021 9:40 am (GMT +9) -

Minor mag. 2.5 earthquake - Japan Sea, 20 km west of Akita, Japan, on Sunday, 28 Mar 2021 9:40 am (GMT +9)

Séisme mineur magnitude 2.5 at 178 km depth

28 Mar 00:48 UTC: Premier à signaler: NIED après 7 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Mar 2021 00:40:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: dimanche, 28 mars 2021 09:40 (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 2.5
Profondeur: 178.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.65°N / 139.894°E (Mer du Japon, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: Megata (36 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km OSO de Akita (pop: 320,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
28 km SSO de Tennō (Katagami) (pop: 22,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
55 km ONO de Ōmagari (pop: 38,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
63 km S de Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
67 km ONO de Yokote (pop: 39,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
75 km NO de Yuzawa (pop: 33,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
82 km N de Sakata (pop: 100,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
89 km SO de Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
175 km NNO de Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
441 km N de Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 10°C (50 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SE
Primary data source: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) Plus d'infos
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User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Yokota AB, Fussa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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