Mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 580 km northeast of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, 31 October 2011 at 14:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.877°N / 143.631°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
147 km (91 mi) E of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ENE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ENE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) ENE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) ENE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) ESE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
580 km (361 mi) NE 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||10 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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