Mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 140 km northeast of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Friday, 23 September 2011 at 01:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.163°N / 143.439°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Osore-yama (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
140 km (87 mi) ENE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) ENE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) ESE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) ESE of Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) ENE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
596 km (370 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||35 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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