Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 86 km southeast of Sendai, Japan, on Wednesday, 8 July 2020 at 17:50 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 35 km depth
8 Jul 19:48 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 57 minutes.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.717°N / 141.5508°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Zao (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Namie (Futaba-gun) (pop: 21,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) ESE of Kakuda (pop: 33,200) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Iwanuma (pop: 42,400) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SE of Shiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NE of Iwaki (pop: 357,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) E of Fukushima (pop: 294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) NE of Saitama (pop: 1,193,400) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) S of Ji-sannō-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Mahanashi-jima Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.4||35 km||55 km ENE of Namie, Japan||USGS|
|M 4.4||35 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
|M 4.5||10 km||Off East Coast of Honshu, Japan||GFZ|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
301.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)