Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km NNE of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, martes, 16 ago. 2011

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km NNE of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, martes, 16 ago. 2011

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 50 km depth

Fecha & hora: 16 Aug 2011 19:35:20 UTC
Magnitud: 5.3
Profundidad: 49.9 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 40.138°N / 142.307°E (Océano Pacífico Norte, Japón)
Volcán mas cercano: Osore-yama (102 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km al NNE de Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
79 km al ESE de Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
81 km al NNE de Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
87 km al E de Ichinohe (pop: 15,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al NNE de Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
99 km al SE de Misawa (pop: 42,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
103 km al NNE de Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
110 km al ENE de Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
335 km al SSE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
545 km al NNE de Tokio (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.350 kmnear the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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Aftershocks of the M 5.3 terremoto: Océano Pacífico Norte, 63 km al noreste de Miyako, Prefectura de Iwate, Japón Tue, 16 Aug 2011 19:35

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 05 Oct 2011 05:16 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    40.8 km (25.4 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Sep 2011 02:17 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    63.7 km (39.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Aug 2011 08:43 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    62.6 km (38.9 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.3 - North Pacific Ocean, 63 km NNE of Miyako, Iwate, Japan, martes, 16 ago. 2011
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