Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 9.5 km north of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 at 18:35 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 79 km depth
Date & time: 28 Sep 2010 18:35:47 UTC
Depth: 79.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.728°N / 141.977°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) N of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) N of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) N of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) ENE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) NNE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
492 km (306 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||79 km||eastern Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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