Mag. 4.7 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 119 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Wednesday, 16 November 2011 at 19:39 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 29 km depth
Depth: 29.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.686°N / 143.335°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) E of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) ENE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) ENE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) ENE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) ENE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) ESE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (255 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
548 km (341 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||29 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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