Mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 622 km northeast of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, 23 October 2011 at 21:11 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 26 km depth
Depth: 26.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.312°N / 143.697°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Osore-yama (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
167 km (104 mi) ENE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) ENE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) E of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) E of Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) E of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) SE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
622 km (387 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||26 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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