The 2021 Off Miyagi Earthquake of March 20, 2021

Uploaded on March 24, 2021

Updated on March 25, 2021


  • Event time: 2021-03-20 18:09:44.8 (JST, JMA), 2021-03-20 09:09:45.3 (UTC, USGS)
  • Location: 38.467°N, 141.627°E (JMA), 38.475°N, 141.607°E (USGS)
  • Depth: 59km (JMA), 54km (USGS)
  • Magnitude: Mj6.9 (JMA), Mww7.0 (USGS)

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The Generic Mapping Tools (GMT, Wessel and Smith, Eos, 79, 579, 1998) was used to make the figure of the epicenter, which is from JMA (https://www.data.jma.go.jp/svd/eqev/data/daily_map/20210320.html). The land topography and ocean bathymetry are from GEBCO Compilation Group (2020, GEBCO 2020 Grid, doi:10.5285/a29c5465-b138-234d-e053-6c86abc040b9).

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