Mag. 3.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 37 km east of Kasakai-jima Island, Japan, on Jul 26, 2016 04:45:54.68
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 43 km depth
25 Jul 19:52 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Jul 26, 2016 04:45:54.68
Depth: 43.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.322°N / 141.993°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (119 km / 74 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) E of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) E of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) E of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) ESE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) E of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SE of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ESE of Kasakai-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) E of Mahanashi-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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