Weak mag. 3.7 earthquake - 15 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Wednesday, 8 April 2020 at 10:44 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 50 km depth
8 Apr 10:50 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Apr 2020 10:44:30 UTC -
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.6°N / 142.1°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (98 km / 61 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 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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