Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan on Saturday, 12 September 2020
12 Sep 10:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.7°N / 142.2°E (Japan)
Nearest volcano: Kurikoma (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) SE of Ōfunato (pop: 35,400)
70 km (44 mi) SE of Kamaishi (pop: 43,100)
79 km (49 mi) SE of Ōtsuchi (pop: 16,500)
126 km (78 mi) NE of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100)
143 km (89 mi) SE of Morioka (pop: 295,200)
402 km (250 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 12 Sep 10:05 UTC||M 3.8 / 40 km||Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan||EMSC|
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