Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 183 km northeast of Sendai, Japan, on Tuesday, 28 January 2020 at 03:24 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 20 km depth
28 Jan 03:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Jan 2020 03:24:30 UTC -
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.2°N / 142.6°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) E of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) E of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) E of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) E of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) ESE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
467 km (290 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||20 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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