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Moderate yet deep 5.2 quake hits near Iwamizawa, Iwamizawa-shi, Hokkaido, Japan

sab, 31 lug 2021, 05:43
5.2 quake 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9)
5.2 quake 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9)
Just 16 minutes ago, a 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Iwamizawa, Iwamizawa-shi, Hokkaido, Japan. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Saturday 31 July 2021 at 2:26 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 170 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.2 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bibai (pop. 29,000) located 3 km from the epicenter, Iwamizawa (pop. 85,100) 14 km away, Sunagawa (pop. 20,100) 20 km away, Takikawa (pop. 45,100) 27 km away, Tōbetsu (pop. 21,800) 27 km away, Ebetsu (pop. 134,000) 32 km away, Ishikari (pop. 57,300) 39 km away, Hiroshima (pop. 62,400) 43 km away, and Sapporo (pop. 1,883,000) 47 km away.
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Earthquake data:
Ho sentito questo terremoto

Data & ora: 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9) local time (31 Jul 2021 05:26 GMT)
Magnitudine: 5.2
Prof.: 170.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 43.32°N / 141.82°E (Bibai-shi, Hokkaido, Japan)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ

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