Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 20 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan, on Friday, 24 July 2020 at 10:35 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 50 km depth
24 Jul 10:41 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Jul 2020 10:35:30 UTC -
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.3°N / 142.1°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (112 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) E of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
454 km (282 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||50 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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