Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 896 km south of Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, 8 November 2011 at 20:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 26 km depth
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.044°N / 142.676°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kinyo Seamount (184 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
896 km (557 mi) SSE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||26 km||Bonin Islands, Japan region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake North Pacific Ocean, 896 km south of Tokyo, Japan, 8 November 2011 20:09 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 27 Dec 2011 11:14 UTC| M 4.9 |22.8 km (14.2 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details