Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 29 km west of Akita, Japan, on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 at 17:35 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 20 km depth
29 Jul 17:42 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.8°N / 139.8°E (Japan Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Megata (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SW of Tennō (Katagami) (pop: 22,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SSW of Noshiro (pop: 51,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Takanosu (Kitaakita) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) WNW of Ōmagari (pop: 38,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Ōdate (pop: 64,500) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Yokote (pop: 39,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) N of Sakata (pop: 100,400) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) NNW of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) N of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||20 km||Near West Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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