Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - 46 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan, on Sunday, 23 February 2020 at 22:29 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 50 km depth
23 Feb 22:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2020 22:29:30 UTC -
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.3°N / 142.4°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) E of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) E of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ENE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) E of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) E of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ESE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 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: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||50 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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