Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 35 km east of Namie, Futaba-gun, Fukushima, Japan, on Oct 27, 2016 11:20:14.70
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Weak magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 48 km depth
27 Oct 02:26 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2016 02:20:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Oct 27, 2016 11:20:14.70
Depth: 48.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.517°N / 141.389°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Adatara (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (21 mi) E of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SE of Watari (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) ESE of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) E of Kōriyama (pop: 340,600) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Sukagawa (pop: 68,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NIED
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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