Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - 114 km northeast of Sendai, Japan, on Wednesday, 26 February 2020 at 18:02 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 50 km depth
26 Feb 18:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Feb 2020 18:02:30 UTC -
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.9°N / 141.9°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (96 km / 60 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) E of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) ESE of Mizusawa (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ENE of Furukawa (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
407 km (253 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||50 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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