Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 268 km northeast of Sendai, Japan, on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 20:19 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 268 km northeast of Sendai, Japan, on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 20:19 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 28 km depth

7 Jul 22:32 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 13 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Jul 2020 20:19:07 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 28.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.8574°N / 143.2028°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Osore-yama (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (69 mi) ENE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ENE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ENE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) ENE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ESE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
557 km (346 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) ENE of Sangan-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NE of Kasakai-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.328 km110 km ENE of Miyako, JapanUSGS
M 4.330 kmOff East Coast Of Honshu, JapanEMSC
M 4.645 kmOff East Coast of Honshu, JapanGFZ

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Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 268 km northeast of Sendai, Japan, on Tuesday, 7 July 2020 at 20:19 (GMT)
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