Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 20 km west of Mizusawa, Oshu, Iwate, Japan, on Tuesday, 14 July 2020 at 03:36 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 Jul 03:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Jul 2020 03:36:30 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.1°N / 140.9°E (Ōshū-shi, Iwate, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) W of Mizusawa (pop: 61,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SW of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Yuzawa (Akita) (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SE of Yokote (Akita) (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) N of Furukawa (Miyagi) (pop: 76,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSW of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||10 km||Eastern Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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