Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Monday, 25 April 2011 at 02:12 (GMT)

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Monday, 25 April 2011 at 02:12 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 31 km depth

Date & time: 25 Apr 2011 02:12:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 30.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.806°N / 143.367°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
116 km (72 mi) ENE of Aneyoshi (Iwate)
123 km (77 mi) E of Miyako (Iwate) (pop: 51,700)
141 km (88 mi) ENE of Kamaishi (Iwate) (pop: 43,100)
164 km (102 mi) ENE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400)
176 km (110 mi) ESE of Hachinohe (Aomori) (pop: 239,000)
190 km (118 mi) E of Morioka (Iwate) (pop: 295,200)
400 km (248 mi) SSE of Sapporo (Hokkaido) (pop: 1,883,000)
560 km (348 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.431 kmoff the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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