Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 27 km southeast of Katsuta, Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki, Japan, on Oct 27, 2016 09:51:19.78
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 104 km depth
27 Oct 01:03 UTC: First to report: NIED after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2016 00:51:19 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Oct 27, 2016 09:51:19.78
Depth: 104.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.218°N / 140.749°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Takahara (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SE of Ōarai (Higashiibaraki-gun) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SE of Katsuta (pop: 156,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SE of Hitachi-Naka (pop: 156,800) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NNE of Kashima-shi (pop: 65,800) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Mito (pop: 246,500) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) ESE of Okunoya (Higashiibaraki District) (pop: 34,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNE of Katori-shi (pop: 83,200) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Hitachi (pop: 186,300) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) ENE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NE of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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