Mag. 4.9 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 124 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Friday, 11 November 2011 at 16:06 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.725°N / 143.389°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (198 km / 123 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) E of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ENE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) ENE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) ENE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ENE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) ESE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||35 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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