Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 62 km southeast of Chichijima Island, Japan, on Friday, 11 June 2010 at 16:58 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 11 Jun 2010 16:58:36 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.712°N / 142.688°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kaikata (168 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) SE of Chichijima Island (pop: 2,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.5||10 km||Bonin Islands, Japan region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
- 22 Jun 2010 23:42 UTC| M 4.3 |25.8 km (16 mi) depth|23 km (14 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 13 Jun 2010 03:09 UTC| M 4.4 |27.6 km (17.1 mi) depth|20 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 11 Jun 2010 17:09 UTC| M 4.7 |12.4 km (7.7 mi) depth|26 km (16 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 11 Jun 2010 17:03 UTC| M 4.9 |23.6 km (14.7 mi) depth|20 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details