Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 539 km south of Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 at 22:48 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 280 km depth
12 Aug 06:14 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Date & time: 11 Aug 2020 22:48:03 UTC -
Depth: 280.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.86°N / 139.16°E (Philippines Sea, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Smith Rock (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
425 km (264 mi) S of Shimoda (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
447 km (278 mi) SSE of Hamamatsu (pop: 605,100) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) S of Yaizu (pop: 121,100) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (289 mi) S of Shizuoka (pop: 701,600) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) SSE of Tsu (pop: 163,500) --> See nearby quakes!
525 km (326 mi) SSE of Nagoya (pop: 2,191,300) --> See nearby quakes!
529 km (328 mi) SE of Nara (pop: 367,400) --> See nearby quakes!
530 km (329 mi) SE of Wakayama (pop: 351,000) --> See nearby quakes!
539 km (335 mi) S of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
547 km (340 mi) SE of Osaka (pop: 2,592,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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