Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 1175 km south of Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, 20 April 2012 at 20:18 (GMT)
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Séisme modéré magnitude 5.0 at 46 km depth
Date & time: 20 Apr 2012 20:18:34 UTC
Profondeur: 45.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.447°N / 142.688°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: Kita-Iwo-jima (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
186 km SSE de Chichijima Island (pop: 2,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||46 km||Volcano Islands, Japan region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 29 Apr 2012 15:45 UTC| M 4.9 |43.9 km (27.3 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details