Sismo leggero mag. 4.6 - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km a nord da Miyako, Prefettura di Iwate, Giappone, sabato, 24 apr 2021 18:35 (GMT +9) -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.6 - North Pacific Ocean, 42 km a nord da Miyako, Prefettura di Iwate, Giappone, sabato, 24 apr 2021 18:35 (GMT +9)

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.6 at 57 km depth

24 Apr 09:43 UTC: Primo a segnalare: NIED dopo 8 minuti.
Update Sat, 24 Apr 2021, 09:48
Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake 42 km northeast of Miyako, Japan
4.6 quake 24 Apr 6:35 pm (GMT +9)
4.6 quake 24 Apr 6:35 pm (GMT +9)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred only 13 minutes ago 42 km northeast of Miyako, Japan, Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 57 km beneath the epicenter near Miyako, Miyako-shi, Iwate, Japan, early evening on Saturday 24 April 2021 at 6:35 pm 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 4.2.
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 Miyako (pop. 51,700) located 42 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Yamada (pop. 20,100) located 61 km from the epicenter, Ōtsuchi (pop. 16,500) 73 km away, Hachinohe (pop. 239,000) 76 km away, Kamaishi (pop. 43,100) 84 km away, Morioka (pop. 295,200) 89 km away, Tōno (pop. 26,800) 91 km away, and Misawa (pop. 42,800) 98 km away.
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Earthquake data

Data & ora: 24 Apr 2021 09:35:12 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: sabato, 24 apr 2021 18:35 (GMT +9)
Magnitudine: 4.6
Prof.: 57.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 40.003°N / 142.116°E (North Pacific Ocean, Giappone)
Antipode: 40.003°S / 37.884°W
Vulcano più vicino: Osore-yama (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km NNE da Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
61 km NNE da Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
73 km NNE da Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
76 km SE da Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
84 km NNE da Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
89 km ENE da Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
91 km NNE da Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
98 km SE da Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
347 km S da Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
525 km NNE da Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
328 km SE da Okushiri Island (pop: 3,340) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 11.4°C (52 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from S
Fonte dati primaria: NIED (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5 x 1011 joules (139 MWh, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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