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M6.2 earthquake - 218km SE of Ofunato, Japan, Friday, 7 December 2012 at 08:31 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 218km SE of Ofunato, Japan on Friday, 7 December 2012

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.3 quake: 245km SE of Kamaishi, Japan on Fri, 7 Dec 08h18, which had occurred 13 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - 218km SE of Ofunato, Japan on Friday, 7 December 2012
Date & time: Friday, 7 December 2012 08:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 7 Dec 2012 18:31
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 29.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.9387°N / 143.763°E (Japon)
Nearest volcano: Narugo (279 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 7 Dec 2012
Fri, 7 Dec 08:31 UTCM 6.1 / 26 kmOff East Coast of Honshu, JapanGFZ
Fri, 7 Dec 08:31 UTCM 6.2 / 30 kmOFF EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPANEMSC
Fri, 7 Dec 08:31 UTCM 6.2 / 29 kmOff The East Coast of Honshu, JapanGeoAu
Fri, 7 Dec 08:31 UTCM 6.6 / 30 km三陸沖 (Off Sanriku)JMA
Fri, 7 Dec 08:31 UTCM 7.0 / 54 kmOff East Coast of Honshu, JapanBMKG

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