Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 299 km northeast of Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, 8 July 2020 at 17:18 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 299 km northeast of Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, 8 July 2020 at 17:18 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 25 km depth

8 Jul 19:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 59 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 24.0 to 25.0 km.
Date & time: 8 Jul 2020 17:18:53 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.23°N / 142.43°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Adatara (204 km / 127 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (80 mi) ESE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) E of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) ENE of Kitaibaraki (pop: 50,800) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) ENE of Hitachi (pop: 186,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) E of Sukagawa (pop: 68,800) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) E of Kōriyama (pop: 340,600) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) ENE of Hitachi-Naka (pop: 156,800) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) NE of Yokohama (pop: 3,574,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SSE of Oki-sannō-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SE of Mahanashi-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.525 kmOff East Coast Of Honshu, JapanEMSC
M 4.524 km138 km ESE of Namie, JapanUSGS

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