Mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 128 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Saturday, 8 October 2011 at 16:34 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.846°N / 143.416°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
128 km (80 mi) E of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ENE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) ENE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) ENE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) ENE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) ESE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
566 km (352 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||35 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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