Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 11 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Thursday, 18 November 2010 at 19:08 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 65 km depth
Date & time: 18 Nov 2010 19:08:10 UTC
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.667°N / 142.068°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Iwate (93 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ENE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NNE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NNE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) ENE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NNE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||65 km||near the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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