Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 51 km southeast of Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan, on Thursday, 27 August 2020 at 18:20 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 50 km depth
27 Aug 18:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.1°N / 141.8°E (Kunohe-gun, Iwate, Japan)
Nearest volcano: Osore-yama (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Ichinohe (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSE of Hachinohe (Aomori) (pop: 239,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NE of Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) N of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSE of Misawa (Aomori) (pop: 42,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) N of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NE of Hanamaki (pop: 73,100) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) S of Sapporo (Hokkaido) (pop: 1,883,000) --> See nearby quakes!
524 km (326 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||50 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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