International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255821
Event time 2020-09-03 05:59:00 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 14:59:00 - [It was afternoon in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 06:10:29 (UTC)
Magnitude 2
Depth 10 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status automatic
Data provider Japan Meteorological Agency (Earthquake)

Continent Asia
Country Japan
Administration area Iwate
Nearest settlement Fudai
Distance 1 km
Course E
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Miyako (41.39 km), Hachinohe Ko (66.32 km)
Nearest airports
Hachinohe Airport (71.99 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Nanashigure volcano (67.74 km)
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.