Mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 543 km northeast of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 09:30 (GMT)

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - North Pacific Ocean, 543 km northeast of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 09:30 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 36 km depth

Date & time: 4 May 2011 09:30:32 UTC
Magnitude: 4.4
Profondeur: 35.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.442°N / 143.637°E (Océan Pacifique Nord, Japon)
Volcan le plus près: Nanashigure (227 km / 141 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
145 km E de Yamada (Shimohei-gun) (pop: 20,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
147 km E de Miyako (pop: 51,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
150 km E de Ōtsuchi (Kamihei-gun) (pop: 16,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
153 km E de Kamaishi (pop: 43,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
170 km ENE de Ōfunato (pop: 35,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
215 km E de Morioka (pop: 295,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
217 km ESE de Hachinohe (pop: 239,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
217 km E de Kitakami (pop: 93,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
273 km ENE de Sendai (pop: 1,063,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
543 km NE de Tokyo (pop: 8,336,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.436 kmoff the east coast of Honshu, JapanUSGS
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Mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 543 km northeast of Tokio, Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, 4 May 2011 at 09:30 (GMT)
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