Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 77 km northeast of Chichijima Island, Japan, on Thursday, 7 May 2009 at 05:28 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 43 km depth
Date & time: 7 May 2009 05:28:46 UTCMagnitude: 4.1
Depth: 43.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.414°N / 142.886°E
(North Pacific Ocean
Nearest volcano: Nishino-shima
(199 km / 124 mi)Nearby towns and cities:969 km (602 mi) SSE 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||43 km||Bonin Islands, Japan region||USGS|
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