Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 137 km east of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, on Sunday, 26 November 1989 at 08:43 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 26 Nov 1989 08:43:38 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.85°N / 143.518°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Nanashigure (207 km / 129 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) E of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) ENE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) ESE of Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) E of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) ENE of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) ESE of Aomori (pop: 298,400) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) E of Akita (pop: 320,100) --> See nearby quakes!
401 km (249 mi) SSE of Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
572 km (355 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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