Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 959 km southeast of Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, 25 January 2011 at 11:33 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.65°N / 143.35°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: unnamed (203 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
959 km (596 mi) SSE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||Bonin Islands, Japan region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake North Pacific Ocean, 959 km southeast of Tokyo, Japan, 25 January 2011 11:33 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 23 Feb 2011 06:00 UTC| M 4.9 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 22 Feb 2011 20:18 UTC| M 4.2 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details