Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 985 km south of Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday, 16 January 2011 at 15:17 (GMT)
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Séisme modéré magnitude 4.6 at 10 km depth
Date & time: 16 Jan 2011 15:17:34 UTC
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.389°N / 143.332°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: unnamed (181 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
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Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||10 km||Bonin Islands, Japan region||USGS|
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