Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - 30 km east of Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan, on Thursday, 27 August 2020 at 10:46 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 50 km depth
27 Aug 10:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Aug 2020 10:46:30 UTC -
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.2°N / 142.2°E (North Pacific Ocean, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) ESE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SSE of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) ESE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) E of Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) E of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||50 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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