Weak mag. 3.6 earthquake - 151 km northeast of Sendai, Japan, on Friday, 3 January 2020 at 22:50 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 40 km depth
3 Jan 22:56 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Jan 2020 22:50:30 UTC -
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9°N / 142.4°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) ESE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) ENE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ENE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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|3.6||40 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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