Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Shimohei-gun, 19 km northwest of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Sunday, 24 October 2010 at 21:10 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 77 km depth
Date & time: 24 Oct 2010 21:10:00 UTC
Depth: 77.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.774°N / 141.797°E (Shimohei-gun, Iwate, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NW of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) N of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) N of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Ichinohe (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NNE of Sendai (Miyagi) (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
491 km (305 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||77 km||eastern Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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