Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - 121 km northeast of Sendai, Japan, on Tuesday, 28 January 2020 at 14:59 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 50 km depth
28 Jan 15:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Jan 2020 14:59:30 UTC -
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9°N / 142°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) E of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Mizusawa (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ENE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (256 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.9||50 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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