Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km northeast of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 at 23:56 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 72 km depth
Date & time: 24 Nov 2010 23:56:00 UTC
Depth: 72.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.089°N / 142.405°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) NE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) ESE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) E of Ichinohe (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ENE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) ESE of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
544 km (338 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||72 km||near the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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