Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 107 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Friday, 3 November 1989 at 08:15 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 3 Nov 1989 08:15:13 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.567°N / 143.188°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (186 km / 116 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (66 mi) E of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) E of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) ENE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) E of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) E of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) ESE of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
530 km (329 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||33 km||off the east coast of Honshu, Japan||USGS|
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