Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Friday, 16 September 2011 at 21:46 (GMT)

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - Off the East Coast of Honshu, Japan, on Friday, 16 September 2011 at 21:46 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 25 km depth

Date & time: 16 Sep 2011 09:46:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 24.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.3°N / 143.389°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Osore-yama (192 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
143 km (89 mi) ENE of Miyako (Iwate) (pop: 51,700)
162 km (100 mi) E of Hachinohe (Aomori) (pop: 239,000)
173 km (107 mi) NE of Kamaishi (Iwate) (pop: 43,100)
174 km (108 mi) ESE of Misawa (Aomori) (pop: 42,800)
202 km (126 mi) ENE of Morioka (Iwate) (pop: 295,200)
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Kitakami (Iwate) (pop: 93,900)
351 km (218 mi) SSE of Sapporo (Hokkaido) (pop: 1,883,000)
606 km (377 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.325 kmoff the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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