Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 149 km northeast of Hachinohe, Hachinohe Shi, Aomori, Japan, on 2019-08-29 07:46:39
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
Local time at epicenter: 2019-08-29 07:46:39
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.15°N / 143.05°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Mutsu-Hiuchi-dake (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
674 km (419 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: CEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||20 km||日本北海道附近海域 (Japan)||CEIC|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 149 km northeast of Hachinohe, Hachinohe Shi, Aomori, Japan, 2019-08-29 07:46:39
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 06 Nov 2019 22:03 UTC| M 4.8 |33.5 km (20.8 mi) depth|35 km (22 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 20 Oct 2019 02:19 UTC| M 4.3 |39.9 km (24.8 mi) depth|60 km (37 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 28 Aug 2019 23:46 UTC| M 6.0 |42 km (26.1 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| GFZ | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 138 km northeast of Hachinohe, Hachinohe Shi, Aomori, Japan, on Wednesday, 28 August 2019 at 23:46 (GMT)