Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 988 km south of Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, 16 January 2011 at 09:58 (GMT)
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Séisme modéré magnitude 4.5 at 10 km depth
Date & time: 16 Jan 2011 09:58:16 UTC
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.368°N / 143.35°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: unnamed (178 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
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Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||10 km||Bonin Islands, Japan region||USGS|
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