Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 126 km northeast of Sendai, Japan, on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 03:03 GMT
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 40 km depth
12 Sep 03:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.7°N / 142.2°E (Japan)
Antipode: 38.7°S / 37.8°W
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) SE of Ofunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSE of Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ENE of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SSE of Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of Tōno (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) ENE of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) ESE of Ichinoseki (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) ENE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) NNE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NE of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) --> 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) | about seismic energy
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|4.1||40 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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