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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 108 km east of Sendai, Japan, on 26 Sep 3:07 am (GMT +9)

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 108 km east of Sendai, Japan, on 26 Sep 3:07 am (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 40 km depth

25 Sep 18:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 25, 2020 18:07:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 26 Sep 3:07 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.3°N / 142.1°E (Japan)
Antipode: 38.3°S / 37.9°W
Nearest volcano: Narugo (128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) E of Ishinomaki (pop: 117,200) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) E of Yamoto (Higashimatsushima) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ESE of Wakuya (Tōda Gun) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) E of Matsushima (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Ofunato (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) E of Schiogama (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) ESE of Kogota (Tōda Gun) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Rifu (pop: 35,000) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) E of Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) NE of Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) E of Tashiro Jima Island (pop: 100) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 19°C (66 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 18 m/s (34 kts) from N
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.440 kmNear East Coast Of Honshu, JapanEMSC

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