Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 130 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Thursday, 2 November 1989 at 04:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 2 Nov 1989 04:01:40 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.437°N / 143.432°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
127 km (79 mi) E of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) E of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) E of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) ENE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) E of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) SE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) ENE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) ENE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
531 km (330 mi) NE 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||33 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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