Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - Kunohe-gun, Iwate, 31 km southeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Oct 28, 2016 02:59:35.51
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 68 km depth
27 Oct 18:06 UTC: First to report: NIED after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2016 17:59:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Oct 28, 2016 02:59:35.51
Depth: 67.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.274°N / 141.711°E (Kunohe-gun, Iwate, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Osore-yama (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SE of Hachinohe (Aomori) (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) E of Ichinohe (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Misawa (Aomori) (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNW of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) E of Hanawa (Kazuno, Akita) (pop: 36,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) NE of Shizukuishi (Iwate District) (pop: 19,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Ōdate (Akita) (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) S of Sapporo (Hokkaido) (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
540 km (335 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> 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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