Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - North Pacific Ocean, 85 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, miércoles, 27 jul. 2011

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - North Pacific Ocean, 85 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, miércoles, 27 jul. 2011

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 49 km depth

Fecha & hora: 27 Jul 2011 14:50:00 UTC
Magnitud: 5
Profundidad: 48.9 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 40.097°N / 142.746°E (Océano Pacífico Norte, Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Osore-yama (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km al NE de Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
98 km al NE de Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
109 km al NE de Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
115 km al ESE de Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
118 km al NE de Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
132 km al ESE de Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
143 km al ENE de Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
166 km al NE de Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
350 km al SSE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
559 km al NNE de Tokio (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.049 kmnear the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 5.0 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Norte, 85 km al noreste de Miyako, Prefectura de Iwate, Japón Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:50

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 24 Sep 2011 00:08 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    50.2 km (31.2 mi) depth
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Aug 2011 20:03 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    68.1 km (42.3 mi) depth
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.0 - North Pacific Ocean, 85 km NE of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, miércoles, 27 jul. 2011
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